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US President Barack Obama chats with residents as (Credit: Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama chats with residents as he visits Cedar Grove Avenue on Staten Island to visit areas stricken by Hurricane Sandy. (Nov. 15, 2012)

President Obama visits victims of Sandy

President Barack Obama vowed not to forget the victims of Hurricane Sandy during a visit to Staten Island on Nov. 15, 2012. "During difficult times like this, we're reminded that we're bound together and we have to look out for each other," Obama said.

A police officer stands next to a collapsed
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A police officer stands next to a collapsed house off Cedar Grove Avenue on Staten Island. President Barack Obama visited the area to survey damage from Hurricane Sandy. (Nov. 15, 2012)

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks following
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks following a visit to Cedar Grove Avenue on Staten Island with President Barack Obama to survey damage from Hurricane Sandy. From left are U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer, both Democrats; federal Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan; Bloomberg; Obama; and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Nov. 15, 2012)

US President Barack Obama chats with residents as
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US President Barack Obama chats with residents as he visits Cedar Grove Avenue on Staten Island to visit areas stricken by Hurricane Sandy. (Nov. 15, 2012)

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President Barack Obama hugs a woman as he
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President Barack Obama hugs a woman as he tours a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center on Staten Island. (Nov. 15, 2012)

President Barack Obama greets New York Gov. Andrew
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President Barack Obama greets New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as (from left) federal Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg look on after the president's arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport. (Nov. 15, 2012)

President Barack Obama greets U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer
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President Barack Obama greets U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) after remarks following a visit to Cedar Grove Avenue on Staten Island to see areas stricken by Hurricane Sandy. (Nov. 15, 2012)

President Barack Obama greets workers as he visits
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President Barack Obama greets workers as he visits Cedar Grove Avenue on Staten Island to visit areas stricken by Hurricane Sandy. (Nov. 15, 2012)

President Barack Obama hugs a woman inside a
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President Barack Obama hugs a woman inside a distribution tent as he tours a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center on Staten Island. (Nov. 15, 2012)

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