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Smithsonian Needs Help to Restore Its Ruby Slippers

Sorry, Dorothy, it’s going to take a lot more than clicking your heels. On Monday, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History launched a fundraising campaign to restore what is widely considered its most popular artifact: a pair of ruby slippers from the film The Wizard of Oz. The institution is seeking $300,000 by November 16 through a Kickstarter campaign called “Keep Them Ruby.
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