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Image: A resident removes snow away from the entrance to his home in Union City

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Snow Day: Blizzard Leaves East Coast Buried Under Feet of Snow

East Coast residents take to the streets with shovels in hand to dig out from yesterday's historic snow fall.

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Snow is cleared along a street in the Upper West Side neighborhood of New York, Jan. 24, in the wake of a storm that dumped heavy snow along the East Coast.

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Wind-blown snow buries vehicles, Jan. 24, in Parkville, Md. Millions of Americans were preparing to dig themselves out Sunday after a mammoth blizzard with hurricane-force winds and record-setting snowfall brought much of the East Coast to an icy standstill.

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A resident digs her car out from the snow in Union City, N.J., Jan. 24.

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People participate in a giant snowball fights in Dupont Circle in Washington on Jan. 24. Snowball fights have become a tradition after every major snow storm in the Nation's Capital.

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Image: A resident removes snow away from the entrance to his home in Union City

A resident removes snow away from the entrance to his home in Union City, N. J., across the Hudson River from Midtown Manhattan, after the second-biggest winter storm in New York history, Jan. 24.

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Image: A resident stands next to his vehicle after digging it out of the snow in Union City

A resident stands next to his vehicle after digging it out of the snow in Union City, N. J., Jan. 24.

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Tiona Jackson, of Towson, Md., and her son, Reginald Giddins Jr. clear snow from her car, in Towson, Jan. 24.

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Shawn Covelly knocks snow off his awning, Jan. 24, in Towson, Md.

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Image: A resident shovels snow away from the entrance to his home in Union City

A resident shovels snow away from the entrance to his home in Union City, N. J., Jan. 24.

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