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Tragedies can't break heroic NY community's spirit

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tragedy has too often visited one Queens community, but residents drew a line in the sand with Superstorm Sandy, rallying with a surfboard and kayaks at the storm's peak to rescue themselves as a fire engulfed 14 homes and flaming embers came at them like a torch. "We heard screaming and crying in the dark," 55-year-old Thomas Buell recalled as he explained the midnight...