Superstorm was ‘everything they said it was' - Article Photos 4/16

Paula Bacco pets her cat, Phoebe, in her doorway barricaded with sand bags for protection against flooding from Sandy on Tuesday, Oct., 30, 2012, in Bayville, N.Y. The basement of Bacco's home was flooded by the storm that made landfall Monday, causing multiple fatalities, halting mass transit and cutting power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) ORG XMIT: NYKK109