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What money can’t buy: a break from nature’s fury

Scouring seas were closing in on a Chappaquiddick manse. The owner is now moving it all — but to what end?

The shrinking shoreline

In 2004, when the Schifters started building their house on Chappaquiddick, it was 640 feet from the shoreline and 220 feet from the edge of the bluff. Now it is only 40 feet. All distances from the swimming pool wall and for high tide shoreline.

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