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8 Stories About People Who Helped After Super Storm Sandy

Some of the many eople who lent a helping hand after Sandy.

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Patch readers came together to help their neighbors who were evacuated to find out the state of their properties.

2. Coming Together To Help Sandy Victims; Local Locations to Donate

Communities across the country were taking up collections for Hurricane Sandy's victims, and Westhampton and Hampton Bays was no different with residents and organizations setting up donations drops across the area.

3. In Photos: East Enders Help Hurricane Sandy's Victims

Across the East End of Long Island, residents, businesses and non-profit organizations have galvanized to bring relief to those who were most affected by Hurricane Sandy.

4. Hampton Bays Students Help Sandy Victims

During November, Hampton Bays students pulled the community together to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

5. Kids Stock The House Makes Wish For Boy With Rare Disease Come True During Sandy's Aftermath

Even Hurricane Sandy couldn't quell the spirits of one young man with a dream.

Justen Doney, 15, who has been diagnosed with a rare disease and had just finished 11 chemo treatments and 17 surgeries, had a single wish: To visit his grandmother in New York City and tour the Big Apple.

Justen was filled with anticipation as he boarded the plane and landed, eager to fulfill his dream after so many months of pain and uncertainty.

Then, Hurricane Sandy hit.

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When Hurricane Sandy touched down on the coast of Long Island over a month ago, firefighters on the south shore answered the call as if Sandy were any other storm: evacuating residents before the storm, saving those who needed saving during it, and putting out fires where fires needed to be put out.

At the end of their shifts, though, the firefighters still had to go home after the monster storm just like anyone else, and just like many others, firefighters in the Long Beach area have been spending the past month picking up pieces of the damage left behind.

So local fire crews are sending some lifelines of their own to the firefighters out west.

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In an effort to provide a warm place for out-of-state power restoration crews brought in to help the Long Island Power Authority with the Hurricane Sandy restoration effort, the Hampton Bays Fire Department opened their doors.

8. Hampton Bays Mothers Association Raises $2200 and Counting for Devastated Breezy Point

Kerry Wilkie, of the Hampton Bays Mother's Association kicked off an effort to collect gift cards for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. As of November, she collected $2,200 worth of gift cards.

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