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Old 01-07-2011
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I've read that almost all of the plastic in the "patch" comes from Asia, apparently because of winds, currents, etc "they" can figure this out. If you've ever seen any Asian ports this shouldn't come as a surprise. Not saying that we in N America are faultless.
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