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Gloucester fishing

Gloucester is the oldest seaport in America and played an integral role in the beginning of the US fishing industry. For over 350 years, fishermen worked the dangerous seas as their livelihoods were often at risk from regulations or poor catches. The city has lost over 10,000 men to the Atlantic Ocean. - Leanne Burden Seidel and Lisa Tuite

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