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As Mass. coast recovers, a storm looms

Melinda Krasting spent Friday removing treasured belongings — family pictures, artwork, her dog’s ashes — from her Wellfleet home, which has been condemned and will probably soon be demolished.

Her house once sat 50 feet away from the low-tide mark on a scenic Cape Cod beach. The rash of violent storms that thrashed the coast in February and early March devoured the sand under her house. Now it stands suspended on its pilings, like the proverbial other shoe waiting to drop.

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