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PHOENICIA, N.Y. — The stuffed-animal shrine along the Esopus Creek about a half mile outside of town has been modified, I discovered a few weeks ago.

The last time I saw the shrine there were four of the toys arranged horizontally along some streamside debris.

Now two of them have been rigged up on streamside saplings.

It’s bizarre, however it’s sliced.

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