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Towers of doom trap homebound New Yorkers as sandy cuts power

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  • Early morning traffic in Brooklyn moves slowly beneath the Manhattan skyline, Thursday.

      Early morning traffic in Brooklyn moves slowly beneath the Manhattan skyline, Thursday.
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For rosa reyes, 75, going from her 18th-floor new york apartment to the street is no longer an option after sandy's hurricane-force wind s cut power, and with it, elevator service, days ago."i can't go down no stairs because i'm disabled," reyes said, leaning on a wooden cane and pointing to her knee. her food is holding up, and neighbors have brought jugs of water. so she's all right, for now at least.

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