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Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 at 4:24 PM
By Carissa Dimargo

PHOTOS: Wild Ponies Swim to Chincoteague

During the annual Chincoteague pony swim July 24, 'cowboys' herded wild ponies across the Assateague Channel from Assateague Island to Chincoteague in Virginia.View gallery »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Media. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: info (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.