The rain drove horizontally across the beach at Myrtle Beach State Park as the sun tried to climb over the edge of the earth in the east.
Parks Program Director Ann Malys Wilson and a group of turtle volunteers huddled against the rain, knowing that if they were to save any loggerhead sea turtles that remained in the nest, it needed to happen on this Friday morning. Seas were expected to rise from the winds associated with weather systems around Tropical Storm Fay.
Almost on cue, the driving rain came to a halt, and Wilson and the group moved to the nest to take advantage of the break.
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