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650,000 fliers affected as New York airports reopen

I'm seeing lots of pictures of long lines at airports today, but this one moment really seemed to sum it up. Full story.

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Monica Arzubialde wipes tears away after being told that she can not return to Spain on her scheduled Jet Airlines flight after it had been cancelled due to Hurricane Irene while at Newark Airport August 29 in Newark, New Jersey. Airlines began resuming flights today, a day after Hurricane Irene hit the New York City area.Joe Raedle / Getty Images