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Friday, August 30, 2013

Lifting Jersey Shore Houses Creates Problems For Elderly, Disabled

This aerial photo shows destruction in the wake of superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, October 31, in Seaside Heights, N.J. (Mike Groll, AP)

This aerial photo shows destruction in the wake of superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, October 31, in Seaside Heights, N.J. (Mike Groll, AP)

Along the Jersey Shore, many people are elevating their Sandy-damaged homes to lift them out of reach from future storms.

But lifting homes presents unique problems for elderly or disabled residents who call the Shore home.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Tracey Samuelson of WHYY explains.

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