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10/17/2012 12:58 pm ET Updated Dec 04, 2012

Second Presidential Debate: HuffPost Reader Photos Of The People Of New York State

To mark last night's presidential debate in Hempstead, New York, we asked HuffPost readers throughout New York to send us some pictures of the Empire State.

Just like with last week's Kentucky series, we got a generous volume of great material, and we're putting up multiple posts this week to show off as much of it as we can.

Below, some pictures of the people of New York State -- the friends, family and townspeople known to our readers. This collection, like all the others, is a work in progress, so keep the photos coming.

You can add your own photos by clicking the green "Add Photos" button, by sending an email to firsthand@huffingtonpost.com, or by tagging your pictures anywhere online with #thisisNY.

Some captions have been edited for length and clarity.

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