Hurricane Sandy has been hammering New Jersey for days now, and Seaside Heights, where “Jersey Shore” is filmed, has really taken a beating. Floods have ravaged the borough, and Jersey residents are heartbroken:

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The New Jersey National Guard shot this aerial footage earlier today:

For many people, the destruction of iconic Seaside Heights symbolizes the loss of a part of their lives:

We extend our continued thoughts and prayers to those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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