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.

One year ago today

The Gulf of Mexico

The oil creeps toward shore

Oil on Queen Bess Island

Oil in Plaquemines Parish, La.

A poor bird on East Grand Terre Island

A man swims through the oil

Oil in Lake Charles, La.

A pastoral beach scene

The black specks behind surfer Mike Dangerfield are TARBALLS

More surfing in the oil

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