NEWARK, N.J. (November 24, 2012)--New Jersey residents trying to recover from the devastation of Superstorm Sandy are being reunited with lost photographs and objects through social media.
There are at least four Facebook pages aimed at New Jersey residents that help connect them with their possessions.
People who find lost mementos can post photos of them on the site.
Thousands of people have viewed the pages.
Their creators say dozens of residents have been reunited with photographs.
One woman got her wedding dress back, and a family found an urn holding cremation ashes.
Social media has played a pivotal role since the Oct. 29 storm.
Facebook and Twitter pages and websites in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are helping connect people with aid and volunteer opportunities.
Creators say they will keep the sites going for months.