MICHAEL APPLETON
A cleanup crew wearing protective suits walks past a small child playing in the sand as they comb the beach on Dauphin Island, Alabama, looking for washed up tar balls from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Wednesday, May 12, 2010.   The Deepwater Horizon oil spill released millions of barrels into the Gulf of Mexico over a three month period.  Its long-term impact on the region remains unclear.
A cleanup crew wearing protective suits walks past a small child playing in the sand as they comb the beach on Dauphin Island, Alabama, looking for washed up tar balls from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Wednesday, May 12, 2010. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill released millions of barrels into the Gulf of Mexico over a three month period. Its long-term impact on the region remains unclear.

MICHAEL APPLETON

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