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The winter storm that battered New England’s coastline last week ripped two Plum Island homes off their foundation and left them partially collapsed into the ocean. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The winter storm that battered New England’s coastline last week ripped two Plum Island homes off their foundation and left them partially collapsed into the ocean. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

During a recent winter storm, six homes on tiny Plum Island, which is just north of Boston, were damaged beyond repair by the high tide.

Construction crews came in and demolished them last week.

WBUR’s Bruce Gellerman filed this report.

This segment aired on March 19, 2013.

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