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Maurice Geddie of Brooklyn's Red Hook neighborhood picks up a free turkey donated by a local grocery store. He's hoping his wife will be willing to cook it, though she's been stuck cooking for storm victims at shelters for weeks. Ailsa Chang/NPR hide caption

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Sandy Victims Get Bird's-Eye View Of Homelessness

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Volunteers help to clean up in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Paul Nicaj, who owns Battery Gardens Restaurant on the southern tip of Manhattan, says Superstorm Sandy will cost him a few hundred thousand dollars, including income from two weddings that may have to be cancelled this weekend. Ailsa Chang /NPR hide caption

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Retailers expect to hire hundreds of thousands of extra holiday workers this year, but the hours can be scarce — and unpredictable. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Economy's Holiday Wish List: Buy Big-Ticket Items

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