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Agonizing search along Rockport’s Long Beach

Seeking a toddler who simply vanished

ROCKPORT - Standing just a few hundred feet from the spot where 2-year-old Caleigh Anne Harrison disappeared the day before, Barbara Somers pressed binoculars to her face and stared out into the ocean.

She had been looking for more than an hour. All she had seen was a couple of seals.

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