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Born and Raised by the Beach

Sudarsan Pattnaik grew up in Puri, a popular beach city located in Eastern India. Born to a middle class family, Pattnaik taught himself the art of sand sculpting after failing to find any professional assistance in the unconventional art form. 

(Photo: STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)

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