It’s been two years since Superstorm Sandy battered New Jersey beaches and brought catastrophic flooding to many of the shore towns lining its coast.
On the surface, life in the Garden State has gone back to normal. Beaches are open. Debris has been cleared. Storm shelters are closed. Businesses have resumed operations.
Behind the scenes, however, recovery efforts are still in full swing. In Monmouth County — one of the hardest-hit counties in New Jersey — some residents have not yet been able to return to their homes.