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By Danielle Abreu

Top 10 Best Beaches for 2016

Florida International University professor Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. View gallery

  • 1. Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Oahu, Hawaii
  • 2. Siesta Beach Sarasota, Florida
  • 3. Kapalua Bay Beach, Maui, Hawaii
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