This photo, supplied by the Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation, shows a metal placard bearing Japanese writing that was attached to a dock that washed ashore at Agate Beach near Newport, Ore., ... more 
This photo, supplied by the Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation, shows a metal placard bearing Japanese writing that was attached to a dock that washed ashore at Agate Beach near Newport, Ore., Tuesday, June 5, 2012. The placard has been forwarded to the Japanese consulate in Portland, Oregon, for their review. The origin of the dock has not yet been confirmed. (AP Photo/Oregon Parks and Recreation.) less 
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Wed, Jun 6, 2012 3:53 PM EDT