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The Treasure in the Trash: Symbol and Art

a wasteland of garbage

My father was an inveterate and unapologetic garbage dump aficionado. On Sunday afternoons when I was a kid, it was off to the garbage dumps, known and unknown.  Along with us would come one of my uncles, who had been a Japanese prisoner of war and came home . . . not quite right. One …

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