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New Jersey school finally reopens after Sandy damage

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For the first time since Hurricane Sandy, students at Union Beach Memorial in New Jersey were able to sit at their own desks.

Union Beach was hard hit by the storm; it displaced more than 700 students from pre-k to 8th grade.

They had to bus to other schools. Now, Union Beach Memorial is back up and running. The building has been repaired after it was flooded with three feet of water.

The conditions were so bad that the sheet rock had to be ripped out. The teachers and students are happy to be back in their own building.

They’ll finish out the rest of the school year there as well. It ends on June 27.

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