Pointing out debris

Jerry Smith, a 48 year old waterman, gestures toward debris from Hurricane Sandy that is on his property. The storm nearly destroyed his crab shanty and flooded his home. Some residents are concerned about the future of the island after a plan was proposed to buy out homeowners. They worry that the plan could end of their way of life by encouraging people to move off the island.

( Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun / May 8, 2013 )

Jerry Smith, a 48 year old waterman, gestures toward debris from Hurricane Sandy that is on his property. The storm nearly destroyed his crab shanty and flooded his home. Some residents are concerned about the future of the island after a plan was proposed to buy out homeowners. They worry that the plan could end of their way of life by encouraging people to move off the island.

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