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A fishing boat sails past Barnegat Lighthouse, one (Credit: AP)

A fishing boat sails past Barnegat Lighthouse, one of the Jersey Shore's most iconic tourist spots. At the northern tip of Long Beach Island, it survived with little to no damage from superstorm Sandy and is open to the public. (June 25, 2011)

New Jersey Shore

Scenes of New Jersey Shore, pre- and post-Sandy.

A man fishes from a rock jetty in
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A man fishes from a rock jetty in Asbury Park, N.J.

New Jersey Marathon runners pass the iconic Wonder
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New Jersey Marathon runners pass the iconic Wonder Bar sign in Asbury Park, N.J., (May 5, 2013)

Kim Norrish, of Delran, N.J., holds one-year-old daughter
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Kim Norrish, of Delran, N.J., holds one-year-old daughter Hunter Norrish as they look at prizes at a duck game opening day at The Keansburg Amusement Park in Keansburg, N.J. (March 23, 2013)

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A fishing boat sails past Barnegat Lighthouse, one
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A fishing boat sails past Barnegat Lighthouse, one of the Jersey Shore's most iconic tourist spots. At the northern tip of Long Beach Island, it survived with little to no damage from superstorm Sandy and is open to the public. (June 25, 2011)

Fantasy Island amusement park in Beach Haven, near
(Credit: Mary Ann McGann)

Fantasy Island amusement park in Beach Haven, near the southern end of Long Beach Island.

Pat Sepanak, owner of Sand Dollar Real Estate
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Pat Sepanak, owner of Sand Dollar Real Estate in Surf City, launched the "LBI Is Alive" campaign on Long Beach Island.

Jae Kim, of Ewing, N.J., fishes near the
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Jae Kim, of Ewing, N.J., fishes near the Barnegat Lighthouse at the northern tip of Long Beach Island, N.J. (April 30, 2013)

Children ride on a motorcycle ride on opening
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Children ride on a motorcycle ride on opening day at the kiddie ride section of the park at Jenkinson's Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. (March 23, 2013)

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Sara Velazco prepares cups of cold lemonade behind
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Sara Velazco prepares cups of cold lemonade behind mounds of shaved ice at her boardwalk food stand in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. (April 10, 2013)

Daryl Gottilla, left, and his wife Denise sit
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Daryl Gottilla, left, and his wife Denise sit on a storm-damaged beach in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. (May 10, 2013)

The storied Jenkinson's Boardwalk (circa 1928) at Point
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The storied Jenkinson's Boardwalk (circa 1928) at Point Pleasant Beach is in good shape, with its arcades, games of chance, restaurants and shops eager for a summer throng of beachgoers. The Carousel, Crazy Bus, Flitzer and other amusement rides are up and running, as is Jenkinson's Aquarium. (March 23, 2013)

North of Point Pleasant, the surfing-only beach in
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North of Point Pleasant, the surfing-only beach in Manasquan, N.J., can get quite crowded. (July 16, 2012)

Beachgoers walk along the boardwalk in Point Pleasant,
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Beachgoers walk along the boardwalk in Point Pleasant, N.J. (June 1, 2008)

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A destroyed home near Mantoloking, N.J., remains more
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A destroyed home near Mantoloking, N.J., remains more than six months after superstorm Sandy. Several shore communities, notably Mantoloking, Ortley Beach and Lavallette, are still struggling. (May 14, 2013)

People walk along the newly rebuilt boardwalk in
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People walk along the newly rebuilt boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J. (May 18, 2013)

People walk past open attractions along the newly
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People walk past open attractions along the newly rebuilt boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J. (May 18, 2013)

Children play in the shallows of Barnegat Bay
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Children play in the shallows of Barnegat Bay in Seaside Heights N.J. (July 11, 2012)

A man plays an arcade game on the
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A man plays an arcade game on the newly reopened boardwalk in Seaside Heights. (May 4, 2013)

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Children play a game on the boardwalk in
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Children play a game on the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J. (May 14, 2013)

Seaside Heights, N.J., took a severe beating during
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Seaside Heights, N.J., took a severe beating during superstorm Sandy, but the boardwalk and many of its businesses are open. (May 14, 2013)

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