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The Truth in Pictures: Disasters in the Digital Age

For two days Hurricane Irene pounded the coast of the Eastern United States. Though she was ultimately downgraded to a tropical storm, the damage from flooding and downed branches left no doubt as to the power she commanded: washed out roads and rail lines, flooded homes, and widespread power failures left millions trying to pick up the pieces.Not surprisingly, New Yorkers were skeptical of Irene's impact ahead of her arrival...

September 5, 2011 — Krystal D'Costa

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