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Pic of the Day: 26-Foot Marilyn Monroe Statue Unveiled in Chicago

Yesterday morning, the long-awaited giant figure of Marilyn Monroe was unveiled on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago. The famous (New York) scene from ‘The Seven Year Itch’ has gone up in steel, to reign sexily over the citizens of Chicago until next spring, lacy panties and all. Click through for a few more photos of residents having fun with the statue and workers adding the final touches.

[image via AP]

[image via UPI]

[image via MSNBC]

[image via MSNBC]

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