Superstorm Sandy Inspires Hoaxes, Halts Business

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Claudio Sanchez, education correspondent, NPR
Andy Carvin, senior strategist, NPR's social media desk
Marilyn Geewax, senior business editor, NPR
Bridie Hatch, evacuated from NYU hospital
Amanda Ripley, author, The Unthinkable

As Sandy moved north, stories and pictures of her power spread across social media. But not every photo could be believed. And on Wall Street, Sandy exacted a financial toll, closing down trading for two consecutive days.



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