There were no shortage of heroes as Hurricane Sandy made its way from the Caribbean, up along the coast of the southeastern United States, into New Jersey, and then across Pennsylvania. Hospital personnel evacuated patients from at least one facility that lost power. Firemen put out blazes in the storm. Police officers rescued people during massive flooding. Some heroes did not make it. Off duty police officer Artur Kasprzak drowned in the basement of his Staten Island home after saving seven family members from the flooding.