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Florida's John Pennekamp Underwater Park Turns 50

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Divers with a ceremonial garland approach the Christ of the Abyss statue in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park to celebrate the preserve's 50th anniversary. Located off of Key Largo, Florida, it became the nation's first underwater park on December 10, 1960.