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The Smithsonian Wants YOU (to Donate Your Money to Restore Dorothy's Ruby Slippers) 

One of the more popular items in the Smithsonian’s vast collection of Americana is a pair of Dorothy’s original ruby slippers from the classic 1939 MGM musical. Now the museum is working on a conservation effort, and they’d love for you to chip in on the bill. Read more...
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