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Peter Brown of Oakton, Virginia, plays in the high surf caused approaching hurricane Earl, on September 1, 2010 in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. A hurricane warning has been issued for most of the North Carolina coastline due to the approaching category 4 hurricane that is expected to pass the outer banks of North Carolina early Friday morning.
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