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Nov 11, 2012 - I'll Give you a Bloody Nose

Quite an end and a beginning of the day. Margo, Dad and I went to a town hall meeting in Freeport to listen to experts from FEMA, HUD etc. and gleaned some good information on getting assistance. We came back to Margo's and at about 10 PM Dad's nose started to bleed and bleed a lot. We finally got it under control and everyone went off to bed. About 7:15 this morning it started again and even more. We called for the ambulance and he was transported to the nearby hospital where he was treated and released with a follow up visit to an ENT...

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Nov 10, 2012 - A good and productive day

Among the destruction and chaos here on Long Island we found an oasis of sorts just a short distance from Margo's house called the Allstate Disaster Relief team. Allstate covers Herta's house for home owners and flood. We finally were able to make a claim on both policies and they gave Dad a nice sum of money from FEMA funds to cover the 14 day evacuation period for living expenses. The lines at the gas stations that are open have been cut in half because they have gone to an odd even gas rationing system. Margo and her boyfriend Tony...

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