Dozens (or hundreds) of people shared messages via Facebook and Twitter about the situation of Nick Dupree and Alejandra Ospina during the five day power outage in their area caused by Superstorm Sandy.

Those of us far away from loved ones, friends and complete strangers affected by the storm were horrified by pictures and stories about the devastation and hardship.

Here are a few reports about people with disabilities who affected by Superstorm Sandy, from New Mobility Magazine:

Superstorm Sandy Stories: Where Was the Plan?
... Manhattan resident and vent user Nick Dupree and his partner Alejandra Ospina, who also uses a wheelchair, were trapped on the 12th floor of their apartment building when the storm knocked out power. Lacking life-sustaining electricity, they posted a plea for help on Facebook. A small army of friends and strangers across the country quickly pulled together to lend advice, money and support. ...

Pam W
SE of Seattle

Winter Storm Preparations for Families

Severe Weather Events and Children with Special Needs

Pamela Wilson - Children with Special Needs Editor
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