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January 3rd, 2013
01:24 PM ET

Superstorm Sandy survivor on lack of political aid: "It's disgraceful, it's unconscionable...I'm amazed that it's taken this long to address"

Roughly two months since the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy, on Wednesday evening "Piers Morgan Tonight" invited Ray Marten and his family to share insight on Congress' refusal to move forward with a vote that would provide aid to those impacted.

Joined by his wife Linda and their four children, Marten expressed intense displeasure with the lack of progress on relief efforts:

"It's disgraceful. It's unconscionable. It's two months since the storm has hit. I'm quite frankly amazed that it's taken this long to address," said the man who lost his home to a fire as part of the storm. "It should never have come to this point. It should never have been on the heels of the fiscal cliff. This is something that should have been addressed within days if not a week or two after the storm had hit."

Joining guest host Wolf Blitzer, the Bell Harbor, New York resident pledged to speak out if he and his neighbors aren't promised help in the near future: FULL POST

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