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Snowstorms Not Just A Nuisance 06:27
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A statue outside the Boston Public Library was covered in snow. (Nick Dynan for WBUR)
A statue outside the Boston Public Library was covered in snow. (Nick Dynan for WBUR)

The mammoth amounts of snowfall that Boston-area residents experienced, thanks to the gigantic weekend storm, was, an inconvenience for many.

For some, however, the winter storm could be deadly.

Meghan Irons, a reporter for the Boston Globe, followed workers at the Pine Street Inn as they attempted to coax the city's homeless off the streets in time for the huge storm.

Dr. Stefanie Moore, an MGH cardiologist, says there's another way this storm can wrack up bodies: shoveling.

Guests:

  • Meghan Irons, reporter, Boston Globe
  • Dr. Stefanie Moore, cardiologist, MGH

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This segment aired on December 27, 2010.

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