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DURATION: 1:30SHOTLIST AP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyUnion Beach, New Jersey - October 9, 20131. Wide, home undergoing raising processSTILL PHOTO October, 2012 - Melissa Koenig2. Still of Koenig's front yardAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyUnion Beach, New Jersey - October 9, 20133. Tilt, home on stilts4. Pan, trailer interior5. SOUNDBITE (English) Melissa Koenig, Union Beach resident:6-8, Various, construction9. SOUNDBITE (English) Melissa Koenig, Union Beach resident:10. Wide, pilings for restaurant11. Close, pilings12. Close, restaurant sign13. Medium, restaurant interior14. SOUNDBITE (English) Gigi Liaguno-Dorr, owner, Jakeabob's Bay restaurant15. Wide, vacant lot16. Zoom, vacant lot17. Wide, home under construction18. Wide, tables in restaurant19. Close, table in restaurantVOICE-OVERTHE HOME MELISSA KOENIG RAISED her FAMILY IN IS OUT OF REACH. LITERALLY. NEARLY A YEAR AFTER SUPERSTORM SANDY PUMMELED HER UNION BEACH, NEW JERSEY NEIGHBORHOOD, THE ELEVATION PROJECT to HELP SAVE THE HOUSE FROM FUTURE STORMS IS STILL NOT FINISHED.THE KOENIGs NOW RESIDE IN A SMALL TRAILER IN THE FRONT YARD, FRUSTRATED BY THE SLOW RESPONSE FROM their INSURANCE COMPANY.SOUNDBITE (English) Melissa Koenig, Union Beach resident:"Why are we not getting what we paid into. It's a struggle. The red tape, the paperwork is endless. It's endless. And sometimes you look at it and it's the same paperwork over and over again."THE WORK CONTINUES ONLY BECAUSE THE KOENIGS SUPPLEMENT WHAT LITTLE THEY HAVE RECEIVED FROM THEIR INSURER WITH THEIR OWN MONEY. SOUNDBITE (English) Melissa Koenig, Union Beach resident:"The way the insurance company works, they give you a list of how much the think everything should cost. Well, to them a piece of plywood only costs ninety-eight cents. In reality, that's not the case."A SHORT DISTANCE AWAY, THE PILINGS THAT PROPPED UP JAKEABOB'S BAY RESTAURANT ARE ALL THAT REMAINS. THE OWNERS HAVE RE-OPENED AT A TEMPORARY SPOT, but they need THE INSURER to MAKE GOOD ON THE $2 MILLION NEEDED TO REBUILD. SOUNDBITE (English) Gigi Liaguno-Dorr, owner, Jakeabob's Bay restaurant"I never, ever, ever, ever anticipated that I would be still struggling trying to figure out how to get the money to build."MANY OTHERS IN UNION BEACH HAVE DEMOLISHED THEIR HOMES AND LEFT. TOO EMOTIONALLY OR FINANCIALLY DRAINED TO WAIT OUT THE INSURANCE PAYMENTS.BUT IN THE RUBBLE, LIAGUNO-DORR SAW AN OPPORTUNITY TO SALVAGE SOME OF THE DEEP TIES TO THE COMMUNITY.THE TABLES ARE DAMAGED DOORS FROM THE NIGHBORHOOD, OFFERING CUSTOMERS A TANGIBLE MEMORY OF A COMMUNITY ON THE MEND.WARREN LEVINSON - ASSOCIATED PRESSEND