By Wayne Soini
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In 1817, as Gloucester, Massachusetts, was once improving from the conflict of 1812, anything underneath the water was once approximately to reason a stir during this New England coastal neighborhood. It used to be a misty August day whilst ladies first sighted Gloucester's sea serpent, touching off a riptide of pleasure between citizens that reached a climax whilst Matt Gaffney fired a right away shot on the creature.
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