NYC Residents Cheer as Power Returns After Sandy

Electrical power starts to return to Manhattan downtown neighborhoods.
3:00 | 11/02/12

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And it's good news after the storm some power has just returned to park in lower Manhattan. -- -- -- put a Marcus Solis is live on the lower use -- -- throw a lot of happy people markets. Bush said he had never seen a group of people so happy to see a traffic signal light up those blinking -- yellow light you see in the background. It came on and there was an eruption of cheers here about -- ten minutes ago. Basic supplies. -- -- -- They've just started to -- year holiday. He had been stuck in high rises without -- without electricity without any water. For days and now the power is at least. Partially back they were told anyway. The status. How much how. Do you see that some of the buildings -- lights on the house. Side we're hearing some residents say there are only -- power. In the hallways that it's not in their apartments but certainly a positive step a relief to many as they are gathering here and the the word is spreading that power is starting to come back on the lower east side.

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