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Cape Ann, Mass

Cape Ann, Mass. Why people ignore it: Because, in the book of New England conventional wisdom, Cape Cod is where beautiful people go and Cape Ann is where cod fishermen come from. Because Paul Simon was thinking of Gloucester (Cape Ann's biggest city) when he wrote "My Little Town." ("Nothing but the dead and dying . . . " ) Because Sebastian Junger painted such a gritty picture of the place in "The Perfect Storm."
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