Sculptors Irina Sokolova, of Russia, left, and an unidentified aide prepare a sand sculpture of Mickey mouse and Minnie, as part of Paris Plage (Paris Beach) festivities, on the Seine river banks in ... more 
Sculptors Irina Sokolova, of Russia, left, and an unidentified aide prepare a sand sculpture of Mickey mouse and Minnie, as part of Paris Plage (Paris Beach) festivities, on the Seine river banks in Paris, Thursday, July 21, 2011. Paris Plage opens today to end on Aug.21, 2011, and offers various summer activities in the French capital. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jacques Brinon
Thu, Jul 21, 2011 6:06 AM EDT