Remembering Some Of The Lives Lost In Sandy
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
We've been giving you the number of dead from Hurricane Sandy. More than 90 people have been killed by the storm. Over 40 of those deaths were in New York; and many on Staten Island, across the harbor from Manhattan.
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Here are a couple of the stories behind the numbers. Glenda Moore(ph) tried to escape the water with her two sons, age 2 and 4. The car stalled. She left her car with her boys - carrying a toddler, holding the older one's hand. Surging floodwaters swept the boys away. The mother survived.
MONTAGNE: And then there is John Filapovich(ph), a 20-year-old Marine, and his father, John. They decided to brave the storm despite orders to evacuate. They were found dead together, in their swamped basement, hugging.
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