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Hundreds rally at City Hall against Sandy 'tale of 2 recoveries'

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Hundreds of New Yorkers still suffering from the impact of Superstorm Sandy gathered at City Hall Sunday night to rally for a more equal recovery effort that they say has forgotten many low-income and immigrant families.

Organized by the Alliance for a Just Rebuilding, community leaders and politicians spoke about the so-called “tale of two recoveries” to scores of people who marched in from across the city.

“Is it justice to rebuild in a way that doesn’t guarantee affordable housing for people that have been living in those communities for a long time?” asked Councilman Brad Lander of Brooklyn, adding that the recovery effort has left man people in the outer boroughs without enough help.

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