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Parris Island in peril: Rising sea levels threaten historic Marine base

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There is nothing visible to suggest that Marine Corps Recruit Depot on Parris Island, South Carolina, is in peril. Rows of quaint pastel painted clapboard cottages and white-picket fences, military housing, line the main road into base. Young recruits, rifles in hand, often quietly train on the mowed lawns near the base’s history museum. Even […]