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Group Launches Bid to Help Clear Land Mines

January 21, 2004|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

The Monterey chapter of the United Nations Assn. has begun a campaign to raise at least $50,000 to help clean up land mines in Afghanistan.

"It's a very exciting program, a way in which we can reach across the world," said chapter President Larry Levine.

Afghanistan is one of the most heavily mined countries in the world.

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