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Teenage sisters Melati and Isabel Wijsen of Bali have received many honors for their efforts to ban plastic bags. Above: They accept the 2017 "Award for Our Earth" from Germany's Bambi Awards. Alexander Koerner/Getty Images hide caption

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How Teenage Sisters Pushed Bali To Say 'Bye-Bye' To Plastic Bags

Plastic is choking our oceans. Inspired by Gandhi's activism, two young women on the island of Bali are on a mission to do something about it.

Teenage sisters Melati and Isabel Wijsen of Bali have received many honors for their efforts to ban plastic bags. Above: They accept the 2017 "Award for Our Earth" from Germany's Bambi Awards. Alexander Koerner/Getty Images hide caption

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How Teenage Sisters Pushed Bali To Say 'Bye-Bye' To Plastic Bags

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Comedian Amanda Seales attends HBO's "I Be Knowin'" screening at The Roxy Hotel Cinema on Jan. 23, 2019 in New York City. Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for HBO hide caption

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'Insecure' Star Amanda Seales Takes The Stand-Up Stage In HBO's 'I Be Knowin"

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