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In Photos: New York and Hurricane Sandy

After superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc in New York City, dividing Manhattan between those with and without electricity, public transport came to a halt. On Friday November 2, 2012, André-Pierre du Plessis walked down from Uptown Manhattan to see just how deserted the streets were between the Financial and Flatiron Districts where NYPD traffic cops directed traffic and prevented looters from raiding shops in SoHo.

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André-Pierre du Plessis has been a journalist in South Africa for nearly a decade working for Die Burger, Huisgenoot, YOU and DRUM Magazine. More recently he was a reporter for eNuus and the eNews Channel. He co-created and produced the channel’s flagship technology-news programme “Tech Report”. He’s currently completing a MA in Business and Economics Journalism at Columbia University in New York.

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