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Bones of tsunami victims to wash up in US shores

By October 2012, shoes containing human bones of victims of the 2011 tsunami in Japan are likely to begin washing up on the US West Coast. Curt Ebbesmeyer, a retired oceanographer and expert on marine currents, drift patterns and beachcombing, said the main mass of debris should start arriving by the last quarter of the year and for the next several years. About 3,000 people are still missing from the tsunami that wiped out entire villages. Debris swept across the Pacific could wash ashore from northern California all the way to Alaska.

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