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'Ocean Sole' Turns Washed-up Flip-Flops Into Art

Francis Mutua has been a wood craftsman for years. But today, the Kenyan artist is working with a much softer material -- plastic flip-flops. And as he cuts and glues the raw materials and recycles them into whimsical animal sculptures, he's also cleaning up his nation's coastline. Tens of thousands of plastic sandals are collected each year by the non-profit environmental group called Ocean Sole. The discarded flip-flops wash up on Kenya’s beaches and are tossed out in its...

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