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Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Volunteers restore historic giant of Cerne Abbas to his former glory

Question of the day came from three-year-old Rolf Lancaster as he and mum Helen perched close to the nether regions of the Cerne Abbas giant. "Is it a boy or girl giant?" he wondered.

The answer is not at all apparent when you are actually sitting right on top of the huge figure cut into the chalk above one of Dorset's loveliest valleys. It is only when viewed from afar that you are left in no doubt that the giant is all man - and a rather excited one.

READ MORE - Source: The Guardian Tuesday September 16 2008

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