Lightning blows the breasts off Venus de Milo statue1/8/2013
Sculptor Tom Findlay was standing in the courtyard of his masonry business when "an almighty kaboom" caught his attention. A massive bolt of lightning struck his hand-carved version of the Venus de Milo, turning the statue into a pile of rubble. Well, almost. Venus' breasts survived the jolt, despite falling 26 feet from their former, um, resting place to the ground. ("Only one nipple was damaged," the local news helpfully noted.) Finlay hasn't decided what to do with his wrecked artwork, but he's debating leaving it as-is, a testament to the force of nature. "[But] "I might mount the breasts and hang them in my office," he added. [Source]
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