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Girl swept away in surf dies

Thousands gathered at site in Maine to watch stormy sea

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By Emma Stickgold, Globe Correspondent and David Abel
Globe Staff / August 24, 2009

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Hurricane Bill blew past the coast of New England this weekend with 80 mile-per-hour-plus winds and 20-foot waves that closed beaches for two days and ended in tragedy when a young girl was swept to her death in front of those who had gathered to witness the storm’s terrifying majesty. (Full article: 628 words)

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