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JetBlue and KaBOOM Rebuild Local Playground in NYC

The JetBlue and KaBOOM crew celebrate the completion of construction at the playground

The JetBlue and KaBOOM crew celebrate the completion of construction at the playground. Photo by Jason Rabinowitz.

Hurricane Sandy impacted the New York City area hard. Homes were destroyed, businesses lost, entire communities wiped out in a matter of minutes. The barrier island City of Long Beach, just a few short miles from JFK on Long Island, was one of these communities.

The cities main attraction, the boardwalk, was completely demolished. Along the boardwalk sat Magnolia Playground, which was also destroyed. Just over six months after the storm the playground is back after some help from JetBlue, KaBoom, and the local community.

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