Hurricane Sandy Destroys Bay Head NJ

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Virginia Carter

Ravena, NY

#1 Oct 30, 2012
Thank you so much for posting this video. My family house and block can clearly be seen for a brief frame in your video. Gives me some idea what to expect about the damage. The town is truly, torn asunder. Very hard to truly imagine.
Palm Beach Girl

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

#2 Oct 30, 2012
Thank you so much for taking time to paddle around town & make the video. It is heartbreaking to see the beautiful homes that we have loved for so many years and the wonderful area devastated. Be safe
Susan Cambridge UK

Boston, UK

#3 Oct 31, 2012
I am watching this video from Cambridge England. My dear friends have their home on East Avenue. These are devastating pictures. Not sure I can pick out their house but every one has been damaged. My thoughts & prayers are with all the Bay head residents. I love your town and have visited it several times. It's heartbreaking but you will recover in time. May you know God's presence and enabling in the days to come.
john in pa

Bronx, NY

#4 Oct 31, 2012
I'm 300 miles away, if I come down there, will I be able to get around, do they have the area cordoned off. My 80 year old mom is still there and wont leave, can I bring her food? If she leaves to get food will they keep her out?
Rose Hiza-Passantino

Ellsworth, ME

#5 Oct 31, 2012
Does anyone have photos of Normandy beach and Silver Beach after the storm????
Lori

Notre Dame, IN

#6 Oct 31, 2012
I cannot thank you enough for your work in producing this for us. My parents' house is on Lake Avenue across from the marina; please tell me if you paddled down that street, as they are out here in Indiana with me and I haven't been able to find any other word or footage.

Bless you, thank you.
TwinAllison

Alexandria, VA

#7 Oct 31, 2012
Lori wrote:
I cannot thank you enough for your work in producing this for us. My parents' house is on Lake Avenue across from the marina; please tell me if you paddled down that street, as they are out here in Indiana with me and I haven't been able to find any other word or footage.
Bless you, thank you.
Lori - I was about to send this link to you - I'm so glad your parents were with you..Love, Allison
Lynn Needle

Westwood, NJ

#8 Oct 31, 2012
Thank you for posting this incredible documentary of Hurricane Sandy;in Bay Head. It was so helpful to see the before and after. I hope you are able to shoot video today to further document the damage and current conditions. We are not able to return to our family home on Grove Street and wonder how the conditions are in that neighborhood. I hope your family is safe and sound. Our hearts and prayers are with everyone for a full recovery!
Elizabeth

Boston, MA

#9 Oct 31, 2012
Thank you so much for taking the time to document these images. It is so important to all of us who love the town and the people of Bay Head.
Gina

Glen Rock, NJ

#10 Oct 31, 2012
W have friends who renovated their "summer home" into a year round retirement home in Silver Beach. Hope they are safe and sound. We live in Bergen County and just had some minor inoonviences, too few to mention. Thank you for risking your own life to record this for all to see. So sad.
Judy Agee

Fullerton, CA

#11 Oct 31, 2012
Thanks so much. Sad to see the destruction of my childhood home. How is the yacht club?
Donna

New York, NY

#12 Oct 31, 2012
Many thanks for this - will share with friends who are so worried about their homes.
mississippi girl

Jackson, MS

#13 Oct 31, 2012
If anyone knows a "Danielle & Alex" in Brick with 2 boys & you know they're ok, PLEASE POST. I care for these friends so much. THANK YOU.
Fr Alphonse

Washington, DC

#14 Oct 31, 2012
Truly sad moment! The people of the neighborhoods I so dearly loved are in my prayers! Thanks for the video!
Ellen

Dunellen, NJ

#15 Oct 31, 2012
This is my home town. My brother is the public works supervisor of Bay Head and he and my parents still live there. I have only been able to speak to them briefly and knew it was terrible. It is so sad to see beautiful Bay Head in such ruins. Thank you for showing me the damage as it is. We need to help it rebuild.
Ellen

Dunellen, NJ

#16 Oct 31, 2012
(From Somerville, not Dunellen).
If any of you have news about how we can get into help and what we can do Please Post it! My heart is breaking for my town.
Peggie Providence RI

Pawtucket, RI

#17 Oct 31, 2012
Thank you many times over for your efforts. Not knowing anything is much worse than knowing something about the damage. So many memories in and of Bay Head, lovely people. I hope your family continues to be safe - they are so lucky to have you to come to them in what must be very frightening and stressful circumstances. If you know any details of Osborne Ave, please post them. God bless you and your family.
vandy

Tuckerton, NJ

#18 Nov 1, 2012
Have you seen the Bay Head Sands Bed & Breakfast? Cousins are worried about the owners. Thank you for the video. what sad devastation. Take care of yourself.
Thanks for the video

Renton, WA

#19 Nov 1, 2012
I used to live at the SW corner of East and Bridge avenue. My oldest son (now 18) was born when we lived there. We lived through (and stayed at the house) the storm of 1992. This looks even worse than that. I didn't think it could get worse.

I am currently in Vancouver, WA, USA.

Glad you are safe.
DEBBIE

Jacksonville, FL

#20 Nov 2, 2012
Thank You for being so brave to help others. My cousin has a home in Bay Head, he was not their during the storm. Your video helped to see what he will see when he can return and not be so shocked. Praying for all!

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