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Seeing in the Dark.

OPEN The New England journal of medicine | 16 Nov 2012

E Manheimer
Abstract
In a dark time, the eye begins to see. - Theodore Roethke The clouds were heavier, the air thicker. The wind picked up. The news that the subways would be shut down at 7 p.m. spread quickly by word of mouth. The streets in our Greenwich Village neighborhood were filled with people carrying food and water to their apartments. From my home, I could see the lights of LaGuardia and Kennedy airports and the imposing red-brick power station with its four smokestacks on 14th Street and the East River. We spent the weekend filling our bathtub with water and all . . .
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Light, The Bitter End, Lower Manhattan, Barbra Streisand, 14th Street, Greenwich Village, New York City, Manhattan
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