Relive The Most Disturbing Pictures From The BP Oil Spill

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On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon exploded and a nightmare that would last all summer began.For months we were hypnotized by the cloud of oil that spread across the Gulf, with no end in sight.

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