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Prince Harry visits NYC and storm damaged New Jersey towns

Harry toured two NJ coastal towns devastated by Superstorm Sandy, as part of a week-long US tour.

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Prime Minister David Cameron and HRH Prince Harry visit Milk Studios in New York City during the fifth day of his visit to the United States at on May 14, 2013. (Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Britain's Prince Harry arrived in New York after touring two New Jersey towns devastated by Superstorm Sandy on Tuesday, as part of a week-long US tour.

Harry and British Prime Minister David Cameron were on hand for a British tourism event in Manhattan, where they boarded a double decker bus. Later, he will attend a fundraiser for his charity the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

Earlier, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie accompanied Harry on a visit to the coastal towns of Mantoloking and Seaside Heights, two small beach communities among the hardest hit by the storm some six months ago.

Seaside Heights is where MTV's “Jersey Shore” was filmed. They talked to emergency workers and residents about the rebuilding process as they walked along the boardwalk.

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New Jersey incurred $37 billion worth of damage from Sandy, leaving thousands of residents either displaced or homeless.

On Wednesday, Harry visits Greenwich, Conn. where he will play in the Sentebale Polo Cup before wrapping up his visit to the United States.
 

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130514/prince-harry-visits-new-jersey-superstorm-sandy