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Rebuliding Jersey Shore after the Superstorm

Bart Sutton, left, his daughter Kristen, center, and wife Sue, right, watch as heavy equipment tears down their home in Union Beach, N.J. Their home was one of thousands at the Jersey shore that had to be demolished after being damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

Rebuliding Jersey Shore after the Superstorm


Some families at the Jersey shore still can't go home nearly a year after Superstorm Sandy. Bart Sutton fought with his insurance company over what it would cost to rebuild his flood-damaged home in Union Beach, then gave up in frustration and tore it down.

A week later, the money he had sought came through.


Reporting by Wayne Parry, the Associated Press.