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On August 14, 2003, I was at Lakeside Mall in Sterling Heights, MI (a suburb of Detroit). I had just gotten a pedicure, and was just waiting for the polish to dry, when the lights flickered and then went off. After several seconds, they came back to life, stayed on...[more]

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I was a student at the Columbia University School of Social Work in Manhattan. At that time, the school was located in the Andrew Carnegie Mansion on 91st St. and 5th Ave.in Manhattan. I was going home from school on the Lexington Avenue bus heading south when the...[more]

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I was a student at the Columbia University School of Social Work in Manhattan. At that time, the school was located in the Andrew Carnegie Mansion on 91st St. and 5th Ave.in Manhattan. I was going home from school on the Lexington Avenue bus heading south when the...[more]

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I remember that it was about 5:20 p.m. and the train had just pulled out of the 14th street station, going to Brooklyn when it stopped & was completely dark. After awhile an emergency light came on. I remember somebody said something about water & I started singing...[more]

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I had just come home from the doctor's because I was suffering from a severe migrane headache. I was planning on going to go pick up a prescription from the pharmasy in a half hour later. Then I discovered that we had a blackout. I was upset because I knew I would...[more]

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I lived on LaSalle Street, near 125th St and Broadway in NYC. My son was about 6 weeks old. He was asleep and I was taking a nap. When I awoke, it was dark and no lights were on in the apartment. And, they would not go on. From my 10th floor windows I could see NJ,...[more]

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