Article Photos: NJ's barrier islands are scenes of devastation 12/28

The interior of a beachfront home is revealed after superstorm Sandy blew the wall away, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in Seaside Heights, N.J. New Jersey's delicate barrier islands, long and slender strips of land cherished by generations of sunbathing vacationers and full-time residents alike, are a hazardous wasteland of badly eroded shore, ruined beachfront homes, flooded streets and damaged utilities. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) ORG XMIT: NJJC121