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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-19-11 01:02 PM
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GeneralÝsimo Francisco Franco Is Still Dead
Source: Wall Street Journal

MADRID -- Every Nov. 20, for the past dozen years, Sinforiano Bezanilla has visited a pigeon-covered statue of Gen. Francisco Franco to pay homage to Europe's longest-serving fascist dictator.

This year, the sculpture won't be there. Acting on a law passed by Spain's Socialist government, authorities uprooted the statue of the GeneralÝsimo in December from the city square of Santander in northern Spain and banished it to the local museum.

Read more: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123594813501604681.html
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