For Stranded, Sidewalks Are for

by phil on Friday Aug 15, 2003 9:59 PM

For Stranded, Sidewalks Are for Sleeping ( "The lucky crashed in guest rooms and on sofas, relying on the kindness of their hosts for fresh clothes, a toothbrush and the comfort of candlelight. Business people camped in their stores, with one eye shut and the other keeping watch over wares suddenly made vulnerable because security gates that run on electricity could not close.

At the New York Stock Exchange, 300 members and staff, including Chairman and CEO Richard A. Grasso, spent the night in cafeterias, on couches and in the exchange's boardroom. "

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