Hattie is a junior at Hastings High School in TK. She has lived in Mexico, Italy, and Vershire, Vermont. She aspires to study microbiology in college, and she loves reading novels by Toni Morrison and articles about gay rights and environmental affairs.
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Photo: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge After Hurricane Sandy, NOAA
Migratory seabirds make Jamaica Bay Wildlife Sanctuary a popular place for bird fanatics and other nature lovers. But Hurricane Sandy took its toll, wiping away boardwalks, stripping away vegetation, and limiting both bird and human access to this refuge. “Hurricane Sandy: Before and After,” a photo exhibit showcasing the effect of the storm on the park, opens at the Visitors Center this Sunday.!--/end tags-->