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Faces & names: L.A. gently weeps as Harrison tree dies

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Faces & names: L.A. gently weeps as Harrison tree dies
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A tree planted in memorial to late Beatles guitarist George Harrison following his death in Los Angeles in 2001 has been killed by bark beetles amid California’s epic drought, a local official said on Tuesday.

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The pine tree, which was dedicated with a plaque to Harrison at the head of a hiking trail in the city’s Griffith Park, was among a number of trees that have succumbed to the beetles this year, City Councilman Tom LaBonge said.

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