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Photos: Wreckage from Japan's tsunami washes ashore in Tofino

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Ocean debris believed to be from Japan is posed for a photograph on Long Beach in Tofino, B.C. Wednesday, April, 18, 2012. The debris which has been collected by various locals say that they have seen more debris coming ashore lately with what looks to be Japanese writing on it and could be related to the Japanese tsunami.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/JONATHAN HAYWARD

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Ocean debris believed to be from Japan is posed for a photograph on Long Beach in Tofino, B.C. Wednesday, April, 18, 2012. The debris which has been collected by various locals say that they have seen more debris coming ashore lately with what looks to be Japanese writing on it and could be related to the Japanese tsunami.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/JONATHAN HAYWARD

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Ocean debris believed to be from Japan is posed for a photograph on Long Beach in Tofino, B.C. Wednesday, April, 18, 2012. The debris which has been collected by various locals say that they have seen more debris coming ashore lately with what looks to be Japanese writing on it and could be related to the Japanese tsunami.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/JONATHAN HAYWARD

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Ocean debris believed to be from Japan is posed for a photograph on Long Beach in Tofino, B.C. Wednesday, April, 18, 2012. The debris which has been collected by various locals say that they have seen more debris coming ashore lately with what looks to be Japanese writing on it and could be related to the Japanese tsunami.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/JONATHAN HAYWARD

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Ocean debris believed to be from Japan is posed for a photograph on Long Beach in Tofino, B.C. Wednesday, April, 18, 2012. The debris which has been collected by various locals say that they have seen more debris coming ashore lately with what looks to be Japanese writing on it and could be related to the Japanese tsunami.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/JONATHAN HAYWARD

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Artist Peter Clarkson poses with a portion of a totem pole that he has been building in Tofino, B.C. Tuesday, April, 17, 2012. The totem is being built out of debris that he finds along the beaches in the area with some items possibly being from the Japanese Tsunami.

JONATHAN HAYWARD/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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