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“Removed,” his collection of those images, went viral in October. Although the “missing phone photos” had been on Pickersgill’s website since January, it wasn’t until Business Insider posted a story about the series that the world took note. Almost at once, Pickersgill found himself fielding calls from CNN, the BBC and other international media. People from 185 countries have accessed his website, with 200,000 unique visitors in one four-week span, he says. Video by T.Ortega Gaines ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
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