A message in a bottle has been found on a Texas beach -- more than 55 years after it was sent out to sea.[[506047441,R]]
Candy and Jim Duke found it along Padre Island National seashore near Corpus Christi.
Instructions on the bottle said to break it, but they fished out the message instead.
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The bottle is one of nearly 8,000 released in the Gulf of Mexico by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries from 1962 to 1963 as part of a study of water currents and the movement of shrimp.