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Tide is high, but they’re holding on

In Plymouth, residents lead a life on the edge

PLYMOUTH — On one side of Nameloc Road, people’s backyards are slowly disappearing.

From the pothole-riddled street, you can hear the ocean roaring below, and see half a dozen homes sitting close to the edge of a steep cliff. Look down the sandy bluffs, and there’s a 150-foot drop to the beach. It’s a long way down.

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