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WJLA, February 07, 2013

Blizzard of 1978, a look back at the historic storm

As the northeast braces for a record-breaking winter storm, many are taking note that the storm would hit just after the 35th anniversary of the historic blizzard of 1978, which paralyzed the region with more than 2 feet of snow and hurricane force winds.

U.S. Army Engineers and Civil Defense volunteers work together filling sand bags in Hull, Mass. in this Feb. 13, 1978 file photo in an effort to control flooding after a blizzard hit Massachusetts early in Feb. 1978.

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