Sandy victim copes with loss of wife, home
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Months before his wife died on Oct. 6 and long before superstorm Sandy stripped their home to its studs, Albert Silberman looked out across the inlet and swore he had found heaven on earth in the two-story Lindenhurst house with scalloped trim.
"This house is my paradise," Silberman, 70, said on a sweltering day in June.
"Swans and squirrels come right up here to the porch," he said...