West Villagers "Traumatized" by Five Whole Days of No Electricity Now Have a "Support Group"

Robert Sietsema
While the vast majority of West Village residents had power restored last week after a harrowing five-day blackout following Hurricane Sandy, the trauma of being without power for a few days can have lingering effects.

Those trips to Trader Joe's to replace the perishable gourmet foods that didn't survive the blackout. Catching up on all the television missed during the brief stint without power. Where will West Villagers find the time? Or the energy? Or the strength?

Luckily, there is now a "support group" to help these victims recover from the trauma of not having electricity for five days.

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