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I was only 13 years old and visiting my grandmother in Harlem New York during the blackout of 1977. It was a very different experience for a small town boy from Gary, Indiana to experience the looting and drama that unfolded at 116th and 8th avenue in New York. I...[more]

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I was a ten year old Cuban American little girl. My mom and I had just come back from the dentist. Mother was getting dinner and I was taking a shower. All of a sudden I felt the room grow dark and there was a lot of banging coming from the door. It was my brother...[more]

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My husband was an intern at New York infirmary hospital on E. 15th street and I was home in our apartment across the street. We were going to get married the next day at city hall. I'm not sure exactly what time it happened but I would guess around nine or ten at night...[more]

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I was 12 years old when the Great Northeast Blackout happened. I remember it was either during the autumn season or very close to that season and I was watching television when the blackout began. It was so eerie as the lights at first didn't just go out,... the lights...[more]

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i remember 1965 i was 10 ,,i lived in richmond hill and the moon lite the nite......in 77 i was driving my 66 caddy and it started with a brown out first then every thing went out,,,it was great i remenber people guarding their store's,,,,,,,,,,and thats...[more]

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In 1965, I was in my lab at Columbia University on the 11th floor of the (then) new Mudd Enginneering bldg. I was sitting at my desk, looking north when I nticed the lights in my office flickering. I looked out my window and saw this wavw of blackness rolling towards...[more]

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