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By: Laura Moss on June 25, 2010, 7:39 a.m.
Spongebob Squarepants in BP oil spill

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Oiled sponge

A Grand Isle, La., resident uses characters from the popular cartoon ''Spongebob Squarepants'' to vent his or her opinion of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The BP oil spill, which began two months ago, is the largest in U.S. history and continues to threaten wildlife, the ecosystem and the economy of the Gulf Coast as BP and government officials attempt to stop the flow and remove what has already been released.