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Prince Harry to see NJ storm damage, visit NYC

By Angela Delli Santi

Associated Press

Published: Tuesday, May 14 2013 6:26 a.m. MDT

FILE - In this file photo of April 25, 2013, a home rests in Barnegat Bay, in Mantoloking, N.J., where it was swept to by Superstorm Sandy. Demolition work started Thursday, May 2, 2013 on the which has been one of the defining images of the Oct. 29 storm. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Associated Press

MANTOLOKING, N.J. — Britain's Prince Harry will see signs of welcome as he views the reconstruction and destruction in two New Jersey shore towns hard hit by Superstorm Sandy.

A man on Tuesday hoisted two Union Jacks on poles in Mantoloking, near where the Atlantic Ocean meets Barnegat Bay.

The prince is scheduled to walk along the road in the wealthy town where all 521 homes were damaged or destroyed.

Harry will see a sign welcoming him in the Camp Osborn section of Brick Township, where 68 homes burned to the ground in a fire fueled by natural gas leaks.

With Gov. Chris Christie as his tour guide, Harry will visit Seaside Heights, which was the home to MTV's reality show "Jersey Shore." The prince will see a roller coaster that plunged into the ocean.

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