Los Angeles kids, teachers gather on beach with an eco-friendly message

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 7: More than 5,000 Los Angeles kids, teachers, and volunteers form the shape of a shark and shield that reads "Defend the Sea" in a bid to 'shield' the ocean from trash as part of the 19th annual Kids Ocean Day Adopt-A-Beach Clean-Up sponsored by the Malibu Foundation, City of Los Angeles and the California Coastal Commission.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 7: More than 5,000 Los Angeles kids, teachers, and volunteers form the shape of a shark and shield that reads "Defend the Sea" in a bid to 'shield' the ocean from trash as part of the 19th annual Kids Ocean Day Adopt-A-Beach Clean-Up sponsored by the Malibu Foundation, City of Los Angeles and the California Coastal Commission.
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Los Angeles kids, teachers gather on beach with an eco-friendly message

Updated