Teen Admits To Putting Piano On Miami Sandbar

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Nicholas Harrington's family piano was trashed at a holiday party in South Florida. So Harrington and three others lifted the piano into a boat and dropped it off on a sandbar in Biscayne Bay. The family had to remove the piano to avoid criminal charges for dumping.

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with the story of an artist at sea.

Nicholas Harrington is 16. His family owned a piano, which was trashed at a holiday party in South Florida. Mr. Harrington and three other people lifted the ruined piano onto a boat. They set up the piano on a sandbar in Biscayne Bay. Fish and Wildlife officials acknowledge the teenager was expressing his artistic side. But the family had to remove the piano to avoid criminal charges for dumping.

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