On more than one disaster, we’ve asked in this space “where do you begin to pick up the pieces?”
Hurricane Sandy, which hit New York and New Jersey two years ago today, was one. The damage was too massive, the task too Herculean for mere mortals to tackle. Better just to give up.
Many people didn’t give up. And most everyone figured out where to start.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.