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The July 4 weekend a time when millions of Americans hit places like that Jersey Shore.
This holiday though it's really different because it comes eight months after super storm sandy absolutely devastated that shore.
All along the State's coastline the storm reduced lots of homes the board walks and businesses to complete rubble.
The tourism at the shore extremely important.
It's really part of Jersey's economy they rely -- especially during the summer months state officials say it's worth about nineteen billion dollars every year.
Some 59 million people visited the -- just last year and business owners there say they need every one of those folks to come back this year.
Fox report chief correspondent Jonathan -- recently visited.
A woman on -- Mars boardwalk -- storefront was completely destroyed during super storms -- The -- -- he's back in Belmont having gone from this post sandy.
Took this today.
Would say everybody is excited to be back.
But it remains alone our best -- -- -- is one of the many global business sodas in Belmont.
We first met in -- she she prepared to reopen in the business.
Hoping for the best.
-- -- -- in their energy and dealing here.
And I stay on -- it it -- the the best up and doctor a lot of work and a fair few tears.
Temporary store a tricked and trailer is back on the boardwalk.
We did in 48 hours with -- whole crew of wonderful energetic employees.
And there -- nine million boxes in here we really couldn't see straight -- everybody was organized and working together.
And it came together for -- -- out of a pretty amazing yeah absolutely.
But -- faith in that best summer ever is wavering slightly.
-- -- stand 25%.
Compared to the same time last year.
I hear a lot of wow looks amazing everybody's back good free.
And they keep walking.
They don't realize it took a lot of effort a lot of time and all a lot of money to get back -- for all of us in business we need the sport.
Pick up the -- addition the -- -- the umbrella instead of going to Wal-Mart target wherever you're going try to get that one item here just to support all the locals that's what we really need.
We will love the encouragement that we need to sport.
In many senses this and is of course a very different some of the business is right along the Jersey -- but in one sense it's exactly the same as every other Osama.
It depends on the weather.
And having delivered the crippling blow sandy -- full.
The weather gods are still not smiling on the Jersey Scholl and talking mother nature and -- -- this is not only difference maker.
And try and we'll tell it where -- -- -- it out there help.
But sorry and her fellow business so it is didn't give up close sandy and then not a back to give up now they even have a new slogan for the summer.
I'm Jersey girl I'm sure myself I've been staring at I'm not -- -- I'm obviously still standing here might be in a trailer but.
We just need good weather and we need everybody show up.
In Belmont New Jersey Jonathan Hunt Fox News.
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