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A wheelchair-bound 8-year-old girl, Schania Burgess, has been virtually trapped in her apartment since Superstorm Sandy knocked out her building’s elevator, according to a report by CBS NY. Burgess’s mother laments the situation. “As you could see, she’s in a wheelchair. You have to take her down the steps if you want to go outside…


New York 1 has been following a story about a group of elderly residents that have been left stranded in their Brighton Beach building courtesy of a broken elevator that has been out of commission since Superstorm Sandy struck late last October. The residents, many disabled, have had difficulty scaling the steps of their six-story building. “I…