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There’s a reason why walking tours of Ocracoke point you to things that used to be there. “A great number of people who fish here, boat here, and surf here have an unusual sense of the history and heritage of the Outer Banks,” says author and documentary filmmaker Kevin Duffus. “It sounds odd to say it, but a lot of the people who come here come for things you can’t see.”
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