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Illinois man uses upcycled tires to create unique sculptures


CARY, Ill. (AP) — A native of Cary, Illinois, is taking used tires and other discarded objects to create unconventional sculptures.

Tani Ojeda, who works full-time as a chemical operator for csaid he came up with the idea about a year ago and has since been commissioned to make animal creations that include frogs, swans, a duck and an oversize crocodile.

"I feel like I'm helping the environment, because everyone is trying to find a way to get rid of these tires," Ojeda, 44, told the Daily Herald. "I feel like I'm helping the community, and I'm helping make somebody else's yard unique and...

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