Superstorm Sandy: Moments of Impact

PHOTO: A 168-foot water tanker, the John B. Caddell, sits on the shore
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It's been one year since Hurricane Sandy made landfall. The storm, which some forecasters said would be the worst in generations, lived up to its strength and people are still picking up the pieces. Barreling up the East Coast, Hurricane Sandy's power and wide path of destruction was documented by TV news crews and civilians armed with cameras. The following videos underscore the very real danger that came with spying on Sandy. (Click each title to see video on mobile devices.)

VIDEO: The storm surge moved a 170-foot-long tanker to land in Staten Island, New York.
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The storm surge moved a 170-foot-long tanker to land in Staten Island, N.Y.

VIDEO: Parts of lower Manhattan lose power after explosion at power station.
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Parts of lower Manhattan lose power after an explosion at Con Edison power station.

VIDEO: The exterior of a building collapses during Hurricane Sandy's heavy rains and wind.
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The exterior of a building collapses during Sandy's heavy rains and wind.

VIDEO: The six-alarm fire broke out in the flooded borough of Queens.
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A six-alarm fire breaks out in the flooded borough of Queens, N.Y.

VIDEO: A crane has partially collapsed at a high-rise building under construction in Manhattan.
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A crane partially collapses at a high-rise building under construction in Manhattan.

VIDEO: Storm surge in Rodanthe, N.c., floods roadway and homes.
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The storm surge in Rodanthe, N.C., floods a roadway and beachside homes.

VIDEO: Planks of wood are twisted and tossed by the powerful storm as it approaches New Jersey.
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Planks of wood are twisted and tossed by the powerful storm as it approaches New Jersey.

VIDEO: Parts of Highway 12 along Outer Banks, N.C. are damaged and covered in sand and water.
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Portions of Highway 12 along Outer Banks are damaged, covered in sand and water.

VIDEO: Heavy winds, rain and sea foam weren't enough to deter journalists from covering the story.
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Heavy winds, rain and sea foam aren't enough to deter journalists from covering the story along the East Coast.

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