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In Rockport, a rocky rubble

ROCKPORT — As certain as the ice-blue sea, winter storms send ocean waves surging over the sea walls protecting the craggy coastline at the tip of Cape Ann.

The nor’easter on Feb. 8 and 9, which ranks among the worst in Massachusetts history, is the latest example of Mother Nature’s fury, leaving damage not seen since the Blizzard of ’78.

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