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Fighting against the tide

Shifting sands, powerful waters of the Atlantic threaten Chatham homes

Fred Truelove walked on the beach by his home on North Beach in Chatham, which is scheduled to be torn down before it is washed away by the ocean. Fred Truelove walked on the beach by his home on North Beach in Chatham, which is scheduled to be torn down before it is washed away by the ocean. (DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF)
By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / January 16, 2008

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CHATHAM - Fred Truelove gave up his battle yesterday with the relentless tides. For the previous five days, the wind-whipped Atlantic had scoured sand from under his North Beach summer camp, carrying off two sets of stairs and leaving the house perilously perched on 15 feet of exposed pilings. (Full article: 837 words)

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