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Coastal communities benefit through tourism and the building of vacation homes by increased tax revenues, more jobs, and marketability of marginal farmland. The negative side to this is the possible destruction of the qualities that attracted people to an area in the first place. Miller discusses the problems caused by this new development on Ocracoke Island and the tensions between islanders and newcomers.