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Life's a Beach: Cannes Ships in Sand for Film Festival

Every year the French Riviera town of Cannes rolls out the red carpet to A-list celebrities at the world's most glamorous film festival. Now it wants to roll out a bigger beach too. The Mediterranean resort is shipping in 80,000 cubic meters of white sand — enough to fill 32 Olympic swimming pools - to widen the beach along a 1.4 kilometer (0.9 mile) stretch of seafront beside the famed "Croisette" promenade. From Brigitte Bardot in the 1950s to Nicole Kidman and Leonardo...

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