10/29/2013 02:51 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

How Hurricane Sandy Took This Gay Man's Home And His Partner


OLD TOWN — Hurricane Sandy destroyed everything James McCormick held dear.

He lost his partner of nearly a half century, a 64-year-old former Marine named David Maxwell, who returned to the couple's Midland Beach bungalow to protect it against the storm's wrath and was drowned in a surge along with their cat, Mittens.

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