Some People Weren't Happy When Rich New Yorkers Showed Up At An Evacuation Shelter

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While many New Yorkers holed up in their apartments during Hurricane Sandy, others were stuck out in the wild, including unlucky commuters, real homeless, and New Yorkers forced to evacuate. 

We visited the evacuation shelter at the High School of Communication Arts-Manhattan at 439 W. 49th St. to speak with some people staying in the shelters. Although not allowed inside, we were able to talk to a few people staying at the shelter and some volunteers.

They talked about the food and the conditions, but the most interesting thing they described was what happened when wealthy evacueeées showed up from buildings near the broken crane on W. 57th—and then got all the attention.

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