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1,000 evacuated in Salisbury

In coastal communities north of Boston, the roiling sea from the Blizzard of 2013 crashed into homes in Gloucester and Salisbury, forcing some people to flee. Others left their homes voluntarily — to witness the power of Mother Nature.

A giant wave crashed through the second floor of a Gloucester home near Good Harbor Beach, ripping off the ocean-facing front and roof, Police Chief Leonard Campanello said.

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