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Photos: Residents And Workers Dig Out, Clean Up After Blizzard

Paul Rugg digs out of his sea-sprayed house on Foster Street in the Brandt Rock area of Marshfield. He had to climb out the window in order to open the front door. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)MoreCloseclosemore
Paul Rugg digs out of his sea-sprayed house on Foster Street in the Brandt Rock area of Marshfield. He had to climb out the window in order to open the front door. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Eastern Massachusetts residents are digging out and cleaning up after a blizzard dumped more than 2 feet of snow on a wide swath of the region. Meanwhile, coastal residents discovered the ocean's icy waters breached sea walls, leaving many homes damaged.

Paul Rugg digs out of his sea-sprayed house on Foster Street in the Brandt Rock area of Marshfield. He had to climb out the window in order to open the front door. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Paul Rugg digs out of his sea-sprayed house on Foster Street in the Brandt Rock area of Marshfield. He had to climb out the window in order to open the front door. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The breached wall at Brant Rock in Marshfield. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The breached wall at Brant Rock in Marshfield. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A house damaged in the Brant Rock area of Marshfield. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A house damaged in the Brant Rock area of Marshfield. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The seawall at Brant Rock in Marshfield was breached and caused damage to houses. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The seawall at Brant Rock in Marshfield was breached and caused damage to houses. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
One of the many homes damaged on Brant Rock in Marshfield due to the breach in the seawall. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
One of the many homes damaged on Brant Rock in Marshfield due to the breach in the seawall. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Another home damaged due to the breach in the seawall. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Another home damaged due to the breach in the seawall. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A two-story home damaged on Brant Rock in Marshfield due to the breach in the seawall. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A two-story home damaged on Brant Rock in Marshfield due to the breach in the seawall. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A view inside one of the damaged homes on Brant Rock in Marshfield. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A view inside one of the damaged homes on Brant Rock in Marshfield. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Workers repair downed power lines on Ocean Street in Marshfield on Wednesday. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Workers repair downed power lines on Ocean Street in Marshfield on Wednesday. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Juan Mendoza shovels snow as businesses prepare to open up on Commonwealth Ave. in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Juan Mendoza shovels snow as businesses prepare to open up on Commonwealth Ave. in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A loader piles snow into a snow melting machine on Harry Agganis Way by Boston University. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A loader piles snow into a snow melting machine on Harry Agganis Way by Boston University. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Cambridge’s Kimberley Simonsen uses a snowblower to dig out Wednesday. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Cambridge’s Kimberley Simonsen uses a snowblower to dig out Wednesday. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Mac McCreight clears the snow from around his daughter’s car in Cambridge. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Mac McCreight clears the snow from around his daughter’s car in Cambridge. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A dump truck carries snow to a "snow farm." Bostonians may be struggling with where to put the more than two feet of snow that accumulated during the storm. (Delores Handy/WBUR)
A dump truck carries snow to a "snow farm." Bostonians may be struggling with where to put the more than two feet of snow that accumulated during the storm. (Delores Handy/WBUR)
A mailbox on Commonwealth Ave. in Boston (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A mailbox on Commonwealth Ave. in Boston (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

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