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Man on a mission

A single floating soda can started Al Peirce on his personal quest to clear rubbish from local rivers and waterways

Three days a week, Al Peirce, who lives in Acton, collects trash as he kayaks the Assabet, Sudbury, and Concord rivers. Three days a week, Al Peirce, who lives in Acton, collects trash as he kayaks the Assabet, Sudbury, and Concord rivers. (Dina Rudick/Globe Staff)
By Maureen Costello
Globe Correspondent / September 9, 2010

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Before Al Peirce can even get his Surge Marine kayak into the water, he is distracted by something along the leafy edge of the Assabet River. (Full article: 1179 words)

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