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Sandy Episode 3: Stories of Survival

Jersey Shore Rebuilds

Sandy Episode 3: Stories of Survival

Of all the television images that followed Hurricane Sandy’s attack on the Jersey Shore, it was the images of Mantoloking, NJ -- that of a town literally ripped in two -- which captured the absolute havoc caused the enormous storm surge. But while one town was demolished, Bay Head, located just to the north, was saved by an improvement made decades ago.  Find out why the town survived and hear the story of one Bay Head family's commitment to rebuild.