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Sandy Minute-by-Minute: At 12 PM, Cleaning and Cleaning

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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Ileana Ingram of Ortley Beach, New Jersey, most remembers Sandy when it's time to clean her house. 

During the storm, her house a half block from the beach took on 9 feet of water and it is still not rebuilt.

"The dust is terrible," said Ingram.

The self-described 'neat-freak' cleans homes for a living. After her rounds, she comes home to her house, and tries to wash the storm out of her belongings. "It just makes me feel better when I pull up in my driveway and things are cleaned up and picked up, cause the rest of the neighborhood doesn't look so great," she said.

She and her husband Barry are hoping they can live in their house again by the holiday season.

To listen to the whole story about Ingram, click on the audio player.

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Gisele Regatao

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