New York University alum Alec Baldwin, whose home in the Lower Manhattan neighborhood also lost power on Tuesday, walked room-to-room visiting students who had been evacuated from their dorms earlier that day. Wandering among rows of cots, he chatted with thousands of displaced students, many of whose spirits were raised to see the famous New Yorker at their door.
In the wake of super-storm Sandy, the 30 Rock star, along with his wife, has been quietly helping his neighbors, like elderly people in his high-rise building who couldn’t walk down the 12 flights of stairs to get food and supplies.
NYU President John Sexton also announced a party for students was being planned for later than night, providing music, magicians and other entertainment.
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