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Cleanup begins after storm wreaks havoc on Atlantic Canada: 'It was devastating'

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HALIFAX - After hours of unrelenting rain, the roar came so suddenly it woke Helen Kendell. She went outside at 4 a.m. Tuesday to find her daughter frantic with fear — and a "tsunami" of water coming down Main Street in Morrisville, N.L. "It took everything in its path. It was a foaming
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