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British statue that is more than 200 years old was defaced with bright blue crayons


Good morning. I'm Michel Martin.

Some philosopher once said less is more, and that's especially true when it comes to kids and crayons near a famous statue. The 200-plus-year-old Sabrina statue, located at an historic property in England, was, um, decorated by kids equipped with bright-blue crayons. The unidentified artists were at the property for an Easter event. The crayons were part of the fun, until they weren't. A spokesman for the trust says it's been cleaned up.

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