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To mark the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Eugene Richards created “Goodbye, Goodbye,” a sequence of photographs shot on assignment for TIME in Staten Island in the days following the storm.

Says Richards:

They’re a means of remembering the people I met out on the island, who, though besieged, homeless, and in mourning, were never less than kind to me.

See more of his work for TIME as well as his memories from the storm on LightBox.

Seaside Heights, N.J.: The Star Jet roller coaster at Casino Pier amusement park, once a Jersey Shore landmark, remains partly submerged in the Atlantic. (Photo: Stephen Wilkes for TIME)

After documenting the effects of Hurricane Sandy for TIME, photographer Stephen Wilkes took to the air to show the true extent of the storm’s impact. See more on LightBox.

Susan Aman searches through the remains of her father’s home, which had been located on Kissam Avenue, but was carried by the flood water into the marsh along Mill Road. She believes that she is crouching on top of what had been her father’s bedroom. (Photo: Eugene Richards for TIME)

TIME assigned photographer Eugene Richards to document the devastation on Staten Island following Superstorm Sandy. Over four days, Richards recorded the total destruction in the communities along the island’s South Shore, illustrating the storm’s deep impact across the entire borough. See more on LightBox

Two young women in matching outfits in front of an open air garage.

In the early ’80s Staten Island seemed like a world away from Manhattan. In Chrisitine Osinki’s newly rediscoved photographs, she reveals a time capsule of the growing borough, caught in a state of limbo between New York City and the rest of America. With a new Kickstarter she hopes to publish a new book of the work. See more here.

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