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  • Lost Treasures of Superstorm Sandy

    Shannon Pryor, 25, of Toms River, N.J., and Holly Sprick, 24, of Franklin, N.J., created the Facebook page "Hurricane Sandy's Lost Treasures" to help victims of Superstorm Sandy locate mementos lost in the storm. "We thought it would be great to have a central location," Pryor told ABCNews.com. This slide was recovered during a clean up of Normandy Beach, N.J.
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  • Lost Treasures of Superstorm Sandy

    After the storm, people's belongings from their homes along the Jersey shore were found in surrounding towns, some floating and sand-covered. One woman recognized this photo found in Ortley Beach, N.J., of her grandfather on the Facebook page. "He is now 94 years old," Pryor said. "His wife always loved to take pictures of him posing with his pipe because it made him look older."
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  • Lost Treasures of Superstorm Sandy

    Many beach memorial plaques were blown away or destroyed. Luckily for one family, this plaque in memory of the family member was found and returned to them through "Hurricane Sandy's Lost Treasures."
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  • Lost Treasures of Superstorm Sandy

    Mostly photos have been recovered in the storm debris. This muddy photo booth strip found in Ortley, N.J., was identified when a Facebook user recognized a girl in the picture.
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  • Lost Treasures of Superstorm Sandy

    For many, small items, such as this, are all they have left. Pryor helped return this Christmas ornament to its owner: "They lost a lot and were so happy these were found," Pryor said.
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  • Lost Treasures of Superstorm Sandy

    Since it started in November 2012, the Facebook page has returned nearly 200 items. The page's fans were able to track down the owner of this letterman jacket from 1998 found in Union Beach, N.J., within a few days. The detective work has become a community effort: "Things are being found more and more quickly," Pryor said.
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  • Lost Treasures of Superstorm Sandy

    The most memorable reunion for Pryor so far is a collection of letters from 1936 and 1951 written by a military man deployed away from home during World War II and later to his wife. There were nearly 70 letters. "The man who wrote the letters passed away," Pryor said. But they were able to give them to his daughter who gave them back to his wife.
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  • Lost Treasures of Superstorm Sandy

    One memento, a concrete memorial bench, travelled as far as 25 miles, Pryor said. "We live very close," Pryor said, "We saw how far things went." This adorable memory found in the reeds along the bay in Seaside Park, N.J., has not yet been returned.
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  • Lost Treasures of Superstorm Sandy

    Found in Normandy Beach, N.J., this china plate in great condition was one of many items recovered for its owner on the Facebook page. Most of the items are within the Jersey Shore area, Pryor said, but, "We have items posted on there throughout New Jersey, some in New York."
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  • Lost Treasures of Superstorm Sandy

    While the Jersey Shore is still recovering from superstorm Sandy, many personal items such as this have managed to remain unscathed. Found near Ortley Beach, N.J., this drawing with the name "Bryce Montgomery" has not yet been returned to its owner.
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  • Lost Treasures of Superstorm Sandy

    No one has yet claimed this damaged photo and frame found near Ortley Beach, N.J.
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  • Lost Treasures of Superstorm Sandy

    Recovered in Normandy Beach, N.J., this teddy bear is still missing a home. More lost treasures can be found at <a href="https://www.facebook.com/HurricaneSandysLostTreasures" target="external">www.HurricaneSandysLostTreasures.com</a>.
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