While owning a house in a location like this must be lovely for most of the year, it must be a little unnerving to live there when a hurricane rolls through. See more pictures from the storm's path here.
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Waves from hurricane Earl pound the coast at Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia, on Saturday, Sept. 4. Police closed roads leading to the iconic lighthouse as a safety precaution, keeping the curious away from the dangerous rocks. Heavy rain, high winds and surf battered the region.