Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 11/8/12
Mark Sanchez took time off before the New York Jets play the Seattle Seahawks to hop on a helicopter and see the devastation left by Hurricane Sandy first hand. The Jets quarterback went to Toms River, N.J. Tuesday to meet with first responders and survey some of the damage along the Jersey Shore. "I just did my best to take it all in, give myself some perspective on life," Sanchez said after the flyover.  "To me, my life is 3-5 and trying to fight through it and win games for the New York Jets, but there's also so much more. [I wanted to] stay positive with those guys and know through times of adversity, this is a strong state, a strong tri-state area that can bond together. "It was inspiring.  It was pretty incredible to see some of the effects of the hurricane," said Sanchez. "We landed in Lakewood and did a flyover by the Jersey Shore by the boardwalk, saw Seaside Heights and Lavalette, the roller coaster in the water.  It looks just awful." Sanchez's aerial view with th...
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