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Occupy’s ‘wedding registry’ floods church with supplies


A group of volunteers has collected something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue for Hurricane Sandy victims — by setting up an online wedding registry.

Three “Occupy Sandy” operatives working out of a Clinton Hill church have amassed 25,000 items worth more than $650,000, and are distributing them in the Sandy-ravaged Rockaways and Coney Island — all thanks to an online hub they set up as an Amazon wedding registry on Nov. 3.

“We kind of tapped into this well of human empathy all over the country,” said John Heggestuen, 25, who moved to Crown Heights from Minneapolis three days before...