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Rockaway homeowner awaits federal aid from Stuart Sia on Vimeo.

Tom Kearns and his family suffered extensive damage to their home because of Superstorm Sandy. Federal Emergency Management Agency funds helped them rebuild their damaged foundation. A Small Business Administration disaster loan is helping to rebuild the bungalow out back, where his daughter’s family will live. At the moment, Tom and his wife share their two-bedroom house with their daughter, son-in-law, grand daughter, and three dogs.

“I appreciate the help that they’ve given already, but when I actually look and put all the numbers together, we’re still going to come up short,” he said. “All help is greatly appreciated.”

Read more at the New York World.

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