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Amanda Waldroupe

AMANDA WALDROUPE is an award-winning journalist and writer. She is a recent transplant to New York City from her native Portland, Oregon, where she wrote for the Oregonian and a variety of other weeklies and monthlies.

Sand in Their Shoes
Belle Harbor Families Struggle to Return Home

The families of Beach 130th Street waited out Hurricane Sandy as they did Hurricane Irene, but as an empty oil tank bobbed down the street, their surprise at the storm’s strength mixed with fear and worry.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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