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Fishing crisis’ collateral damage – Fishing crisis devastating crews, families, too

100_1231They don’t know what to do. It’s as simple as that. The rumble they hear, louder by the moment, is their world collapsing around them and Everett and Jenice Sawyer simply don’t know what to do. Everett, 42, will leave on Thursday, heading out to fish aboard the offshore dragger F/V Sammy Jo out of Boston, out to Georges Bank, looking to land pollock. That will leave 46-year-old Jenice, slowed by a series of health problems, to pack up the remainder of their stuff from their Commonwealth Avenue apartment, from which they’ve been evicted for owing about $5,500 in back rent, and . . . then what? “I don’t know,” Jenice said. “Probably pitch a tent.” [email protected]  03:32