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Plastic bags and buried Thames treasure

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It's not only rubbish that's being washed up in the Thames. Among the plastic bags there are ancient artefacts giving a fascinating insight into London's past.

The people that make it their mission to scour the river foreshore are called 'Mudlarks. Steve Brooker is one and here's his story.

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