A year ago today, Superstorm Sandy devastated Ocean County. Three days later, we came across this haunting and heartbreaking "goodbye" note:

The story captivated the imagination of the world, with media outlets from New York to London covering the story of Mike, the "Miracle Survivor".

In the days after the storm, when we were all surveying the damage and trying to take stock of how our lives and communities would be forever changed, there were stories like this, keeping hope alive in the darkest days.

Join us tonight as I broadcast live from Chef Mike's ABG as we "Light Up NJ" and look ahead as we continue to recover and rebuild.