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Godspeed, Bubba

JIM DAMASKE   |   Times

JIM DAMASKE | Times

Bubba Gump, a 56-pound green sea turtle, is released Tuesday off Honeymoon Island. Adrienne Cardwell, left, and Cassie Seebart of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium free the turtle that was in rehab for a buoyancy disorder and lack of nutrition since March 2. The Hurst family — Renee, Joe and Jackson, 6 — watched in memory of Savannah, 3, who loved sea turtles and died of a genetic disorder in March.

Godspeed, Bubba 07/08/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 10:30pm]

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