Nightly News | January 27, 2013
>>> package. and almost three months after that devastating storm, the stories of loss and hardship are still being told. but there is also this story, the reunion of a group of women whose lives were up-ended by sandy and how they were brought back together. here's nbc's michelle franzen .
>> reporter: annie hezlin makes tea in her temporary apartment in brooklyn and sorts through some of her photos, some some of the only possessions she has left after losing her breezy point home in superstorm sandy.
>> with he an imagined to survive and we are very grateful for that and that is the thing we have to remember, that lives are more important than things.
>> reporter: the storm devastated the close-knit community and forced residents to relocate. including members of annie 's social group , the golden age club. the women used to meet every tuesday at st. thomas more church, still under repair from flood damage . this weekend, annie and dozens of golden age members boarded a bus.
>> hi, rose.
>> reporter: first time they were able to see each other in three months.
>> wonderful reunion. it's greet see every ebb and everybody looks good.
>> reporter: their destination, manhattan's nightingale been aford, an all- girls school , where the women prin is righted to share their stories, an exchange between generations.
>> and this one house slipped with the wind right over the walk and into the other house.
>> reporter: that included emotional stories of survival.
>> but the water was coming down from the walls. it was coming into the windows.
>> reporter: lorraine larson says talking with students and reuniting with her friends helped her realize she's not alone.
>> all in the same boat, we're all hurting. we all are longing to be back home.
>> reporter: students say the gathering is a reminder of the challenges sandy victims still face.
>> talking to them, we found out that they still are suffering a lot of the loss.
>> reporter: despite their loss, these golden girls are still singing. i'm