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Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos McGee’s case, all sorts of species, too!
Every day, Amos spends time with each of his friends at the zoo, running races with the tortoise, keeping the shy penguin company, and reading bedtime stories to the owl.
In 1987, Islip, New York, having no place for its 3,168 tons of garbage, loaded it onto a barge that set out on a 162-day journey along the east coast, around the Gulf of Mexico, and to Belize in search of a place willing to accept its smelly cargo.