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Even Hurricane Sandy Can’t Stop New Yorkers

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New Yorkers are a special breed of people. Here’s how they’ve dealt with the disaster so far.

Some lunatic took his WaveRunner out on the East River.

Hipsters snorkeled in Greenpoint.

Hipsters snorkeled in Greenpoint.

And people secured their precious bikes up high.

And people secured their precious bikes up high.
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Meanwhile, firefighters came to the rescue.

Meanwhile, firefighters came to the rescue.
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Source: AP

And hospital workers did too.

And hospital workers did too.
Source: AP

The morning after New Yorkers saw the damage.

The morning after New Yorkers saw the damage.

Some took advantage of the disaster.

Some took advantage of the disaster.

While others used the occasion to make an extra buck.

While others used the occasion to make an extra buck.

Phones needed to be charged.

Phones needed to be charged.

And those with power came to the rescue.

And those with power came to the rescue.

There were bikes that charged phones.

There were bikes that charged phones.
Source: Getty

And even fire.

And even fire.

But New Yorkers still needed the two things they love the most…

But New Yorkers still needed the two things they love the most...

Wi-Fi.

Wi-Fi.

And pizza.

And pizza.

There’s no stopping pizza.

There's no stopping pizza.

Even in the dark there was pizza.

Even in the dark there was pizza.
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But in all seriousness, New Yorkers came together.

But in all seriousness, New Yorkers came together.
Image by Allison Joyce / Getty Images

Doctors offered their services free of charge.

Doctors offered their services free of charge.

People opened their homes.

People opened their homes.

Restaurants gave away free food.

Restaurants gave away free food.
Source: instagram.com  /  via: mashable.com

And people showed their true New York spirit.

And people showed their true New York spirit.

So yeah, everyone has had enough.

So yeah, everyone has had enough.

But stores will open.

But stores will open.

Because…

Because...
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