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By: Catie Leary on March 26, 2010, 12:37 p.m.
Boys run through the municipal incineration plant and landfill at Gravesend Bay near NYC in May 1973

Photo: Arthur Tress/EPA/NARA

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Frolicking in a dump

Neighborhood boys run through the municipal incineration plant and landfill at Gravesend Bay near New York City in May 1973.