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On the Job: Lily Nygren, clam digger

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    On the Job: Lily Nygren, clam digger - Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer | of | Share this photo

    Lily Nygren, 17, of Scarborough digs for clams along the Nonesuch River in Scarborough.

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    On the Job: Lily Nygren, clam digger - Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer | of | Share this photo

    It may not be every teen's dream job, but digging clams to help pay for college is working out OK for Nygren, who shows off one of the bigger ones she found.

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    "I'm the only one out here with polka dotted boots," Nygren said during a recent outing along the Nonesuch River.

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    On the Job: Lily Nygren, clam digger - Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer | of | Share this photo

    Nygren, who followed her two older brothers to the clam flats, shows her full basket of clams.

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