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–The tiny coastal town of Surfside is under dire threat from the impacts of sea level rise.

-Surfside’s Mayor, Daniel Dietch, knows this and thinks that it is likely that the town will eventually become uninhabitable.

-But that doesn’t mean that the town is sinking quietly into the sea.

-Dietch and the town council punch above their weight in drawing attention to the crisis.

-And Dietch cuts a unique figure as he skateboards around the town in his suit and tie.

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