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Opinion

March 15, 2013

The vagaries of life on barrier beaches

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Note its response to the building of the jetties, and consider what the outcomes of their removal might be.

A hundred years from now, perhaps someone will take note of what will have followed this accounting.

As to that, I would wager that when it comes to the unpredictability of nature’s whimsy, the more things change, the more they remain the same.

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Bill Plante is a Newbury resident and staff columnist. His email address is plantejr@comcast.net.

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