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1,200 shoes arranged in piles and paths in the "No More Empty Shoes" exhibit.
1,200 shoes arranged in piles and paths in the "No More Empty Shoes" exhibit.

Art with a message: don?t smoke

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The art gallery at Ogdensburg Free Academy is filled with shoes. The 1,200 tattered sneakers, shiny pumps and faded work boots represent the number of people who die everyday from smoking and tobacco use. The shoes are part of the new art exhibit, No More Empty Shoes, that opens at the school Friday. Organizers hope the strong visual images send a message to teens on the dangers of tobacco. Todd Moe has more.

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Ogdensburg students put finishing touches on the new exhibit.

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