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Michael Terrill, 5, played near the Lynn-Nahant line. Many say the beach’s smell seems worse than in the past.

Beachgoers are making a stink over odor caused by brown algae

By Stephanie Ebbert
Globe Staff / July 16, 2007

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NAHANT -- A dried clamshell. Rotten eggs. Like somebody died here. The descriptions that beachgoers use to convey the stench on stretches of beach in Lynn and Nahant are vividly varied, always pungent. (Full article: 856 words)

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