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Hand-painted stars hang from a scorched tree among the ruins of houses in the Breezy Point section of New York, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. More than 100 homes were burned to the ground in an inferno that swept through the beachfront neighborhood during Superstorm Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012. The "Stars of Hope"  are painted by children and sent to impacted communities by The New York Says Thank You Foundation. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)