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

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HURRICANE SANDY STATEN ISLAND
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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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