Stranded by trains, planes after Northeast storm

People pass two city buses that were both stuck in the snow, Monday, Dec. 27, 2010 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. A powerful East Coast blizzard menaced would be travelers Monday. Two buses and two sanitation trucks were stuck on the same block in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

December 28, 2010 10:06:53 AM PST
When Angela Madsen was pulled off her plane and her wheelchair stayed on board, she knew she was in for a rough night. The paraplegic athlete struggled to get into the bathrooms at Kennedy Airport. Turning the wheels on her borrowed wheelchair strained her shoulders. Sleeping was impossible.