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Visitors were warned of waves

Tourists told to leave before 7 were swept into ocean

A Coast Guard boat arrived Sunday to try to rescue people who were knocked into the ocean by a large wave near Acadia National Park. They rescued two, but Clio Axlerod, 7, died. A Coast Guard boat arrived Sunday to try to rescue people who were knocked into the ocean by a large wave near Acadia National Park. They rescued two, but Clio Axlerod, 7, died. (Dennis Smith/ Associated Press)
By Jack Nicas
Globe Correspondent / August 25, 2009

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Acadia National Park rangers had repeatedly warned tourists to stay off a rocky shore Sunday before a hurricane-fueled wave swept several spectators into the sea near the popular attraction, killing a 7-year-old girl. (Full article: 371 words)

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