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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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Same disappointments as everyone else but glad that Jo won.

Posted by Crom on May 05, 2009, 11:19 AM report to moderator
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Jo made with Lego, yay!

Posted by Cellar Door [*SQUEE!*] on May 05, 2009, 11:36 AM report to moderator
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Cool Jo deserves it!!

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haha jonas brothers got last place lmao! GO JO!

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This is amazing!

Posted by Melinae ♥Squee♥/Professor Truffle on May 05, 2009, 12:54 PM report to moderator
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Hooray for Jo getting first! And Dan on the list as well! :D

Posted by maera-kyrie on May 05, 2009, 01:35 PM report to moderator
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This poll decided the “ultimate hero” in the last ten years? I’m speechless!!!

Posted by KB Prez [ROAR!] on May 05, 2009, 01:42 PM report to moderator
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Yay for Jo!!!!!! That is great! And yup, other choices were pretty weird, but who cares? Cos JKR won!!!!!

Posted by BewareoftheNargles {WBM} on May 05, 2009, 01:58 PM report to moderator
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Congratulations to Jo! But, honestly, Zach Efron beating Barack Obama? WTF?

Posted by Daniela [WBM] on May 05, 2009, 02:05 PM report to moderator
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Wow that is so cool. Jo is certainly my “ultimate hero.”

Posted by I've got a theory... *ROAR* on May 05, 2009, 02:27 PM report to moderator
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And to be made out of lego is also pretty cool!But Zac Efron 2nd ahead of Barack Obama, what’s that about?

Posted by I've got a theory... *ROAR* on May 05, 2009, 02:32 PM report to moderator
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How cool is that!?!?!?!?!

Posted by HarryLight {OoM4,CW}[Squee] on May 05, 2009, 02:38 PM report to moderator
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Yay for Jo! But who’s hero is Zac Efron? I mean really! You would think Barack Obama would at least be higher than him!

Posted by Looie [ROAR!] on May 05, 2009, 03:14 PM report to moderator
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I think it’s cool.. but kinda weird. I couldn’t imagine my self immortalized in legos.

Posted by jenbabe705 on May 05, 2009, 03:35 PM report to moderator
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Awww this is really great for Jo. :]
But I DO have to laugh that Zac Efron came in second..quite silly. :P

Posted by padfoot4ever12 on May 05, 2009, 04:03 PM report to moderator
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