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South Coast of Mass. faces ‘greatest disruption’

But storm’s fury draws crowds to Westport shore

WESTPORT — They came to the water by the dozens, leaning against the wind, shooting shaky videos of thundering waves, and watching Hurricane Sandy pound a shoreline that might never be the same.

“I’ll bet you it will be drastically changed by tomorrow morning,” Fire Chief Brian Legendre said late Monday afternoon, several hours before the tides were expected to peak.

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