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The fake palm tree floated in with Sandy. Emil Caiazza stuck it in the ground outside the trailer he'd parked on his lawn, a rare note of levity on a Lindenhurst block where the superstorm took far more than it left.
"Vacant, vacant, vacant and vacant," said Caiazza, as he looked toward the bay down South Fourth Street and counted his neighbors' houses. "And vacant, vacant, vacant and vacant....