Post 4: A Tribute to the Rockaways by Erica Reade

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, I revisit this photo essay with tremendous sadness, but also great hope. I took these photos in late August 2012, and I treasure them more now than ever. As a dedicated beach-goer and beginner surfer, I have held a deep love for NY’s beaches since I moved here six years ago.

I headed out to Fort Tilden Beach in Queens on August 27th 2012, as an intense thunderstorm was headed in from New Jersey. As the ominous clouds rolled in over my head, I could...

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