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Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 8:51 AM
By Ellie Hartleb

PHOTOS: Washed Ashore Exhibit Is Trash to Treasure

More than 12,000 volunteers have contributed to the cause that makes trash into striking sculptures. The collection of sculptures travels the country to raise awareness of plastic pollution in the water.View gallery »

  • Priscilla the Parrot Fish
  • Priscilla the Parrot Fish
  • Lidia the Northern Fur Seal
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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.