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Lego Mosaic J. K. Rowling Created at Legoland Windsor

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: Edward
May 04, 2009, 07:04 PM

The Telegraph is reporting tonight that author J. K. Rowling has been memorialized in a Lego mosaic at Legoland Windsor after a recent poll named the Harry Potter author as the "''ultimate hero" of the last ten years."  The Lego-fied tribute to Ms Rowling contains 48,000 "white, yellow and grey bricks," and was constructed with the help of children this past bank holiday in the UK.  General Manager of Legoland Windsor Vicky Brown, is quoted in the article as saying of Ms. Rowling's first place rank "We are thrilled that JK Rowling topped this poll as her books have been a great inspiration to children of all ages.  At Legoland, we actively encourage imagination and creativity and believe in making the children the heroes – just as Rowling does in her stories."

Ms. Rowling placed first in the Legoland Windsor poll, which also ranked such other notable people' as President Barack Obama, Sir David Attenborough, Daniel Radcliffe, and others.  The full list is as follows:

1. JK Rowling – 37.4%
2. Zac Efron – 27.3%
3. Barack Obama – 11.8%
4. Cheryl Cole – 6.7%
5. David Beckham – 4.4%
6. Andy Murray – 3%
7. Sir David Attenborough – 2%
8. Daniel Radcliffe – 2%
9. David Tennant – 1%
10. Joe Jonas (Jonas Brothers) – 1%

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139 Comments

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3590 Points

She should be first!!

Posted by Big B [ROAR FTW] on May 09, 2009, 11:24 AM report to moderator
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3006 Points

thats cool! you have to have a LOT of time

Posted by muggle..andproudofit =:) on May 10, 2009, 12:14 PM report to moderator
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23764 Points

I’m glad JKR is at the top. Dan got beat out by Sir David Attenborough? Wow.

Posted by PhoenixFlight [ITC!] on May 28, 2009, 12:31 PM report to moderator
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460 Points

legos are always amazingly fun. JK Rowling is the perfect addition, she deserves the honor, not like the others on the list.
way to go Ms. Rowling!

Posted by kingdom on June 10, 2009, 07:13 PM report to moderator
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