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Two decades since the Exxon oil spill


Twenty one years ago the Exxon Valdez ran aground and leaked more than 11 million gallons of oil into the sea off Alaska.

1,200 hundred miles of coastline were affected.

The BBC's Rajesh Mirchandani has been to the fishing town of Cordova to find out how they're coping two decades on.

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