Giant John Paul II statue unveiled

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A worker adds finishing touches to a giant statue  of the late Pope John Paul II being readied for unveiling this weekend, in Czestochowa, Poland, Tuesday, April 9, 2013. The 13.8-meter (45.3-foot) white fiberglass figure will tower over the southern city of Czestochowa, home to Poland's most important Catholic pilgrimage site, Jasna Gora.  Funded by a private investor, the pontiff appears smiling and stretching his arms to the world.   (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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A giant statue of the late Pope John Paul II was unveiled this weekend, in Czestochowa, Poland. The 45 ft. white fiberglass figure towers over the southern city, home to Poland's most important Catholic pilgrimage site, Jasna Gora. The pontiff appears smiling and stretching his arms to the world.

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