New York City: Not Like I Pictured

What happens when you add water to the most culturally diverse and densely populated city in the “richest” country in the world? It further divides into two. It’s been a year since Superstorm Sandy slammed into our shoreline and some areas haven’t changed since. While Wall Street and Battery Park were back in shape in no time, a walk down any beach areas in Staten Island reveals empty houses and businesses. In a country with so much money — including hundreds of millions of dollars raised privately by the likes of Robin Hood and the Red Cross — and more billions allocated by congress, shouldn’t residents deserve more?

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