In Storm-Ravaged Rockaways, Voting — Against All Odds
At 6:45 a.m. the line was already a dozen deep as the polling super site in Far Rockaway, Queens, struggled to open. The gas for the electric generators, lights and six port-a-johns provided by FEMA had been stolen overnight. Poll workers fumbled with flashlights to set up the polling stations.
As soon as I got word the power was back on at Dylan’s place, I had a deep sinking feeling of guilt. I’m very grateful to be back in a comfortable setting with heat and internet, but I know there are many people out there who need this power more than me. I was given the opportunity to sign back…
Jobless and miles and miles away, all I can do it keep my thoughts tuned to the east. I’m sending energy filled with positivity and activity. I’m with you.