Hialeah teens Marian Guerrero, 15, left, Osmin Barrios, 16, Emely Vasquez, 13, and Kristian Rodriguez, 15, scan South Beach for discarded cigarette butts on Saturday morning, July 14, 2012. Approximately 30 tweens and teens in Hialeah's Parks and Recreation Department programs helped beautify the beach at Lummus Park by picking up cigarette butts, plastics and other litter.
Hialeah teens Marian Guerrero, 15, left, Osmin Barrios, 16, Emely Vasquez, 13, and Kristian Rodriguez, 15, scan South Beach for discarded cigarette butts on Saturday morning, July 14, 2012. Approximately 30 tweens and teens in Hialeah's Parks and Recreation Department programs helped beautify the beach at Lummus Park by picking up cigarette butts, plastics and other litter. MARSHA HALPER
Hialeah teens Marian Guerrero, 15, left, Osmin Barrios, 16, Emely Vasquez, 13, and Kristian Rodriguez, 15, scan South Beach for discarded cigarette butts on Saturday morning, July 14, 2012. Approximately 30 tweens and teens in Hialeah's Parks and Recreation Department programs helped beautify the beach at Lummus Park by picking up cigarette butts, plastics and other litter. MARSHA HALPER

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