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A City Put Up A Statue Of Two Girls Taking A Selfie Because Of Course

#selfie

Posted on June 1, 2016, at 9:06 a.m. ET

A town in Texas has beautified one of its parks with a shining bronze statue of two girls taking a selfie.

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The "selfie" statue outside of Sugar Land City Hall is part of a 10-piece collection donated by city resident Samuel Levin through the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, the city of Sugar Land said in a statement on Friday.

"The inclusion of [the] sculpture in the Town Square plaza aligns with the continued vision of the City and the Legacy Foundation's commitment to establish cultural arts amenities that 'provide and/or support activities and facilities that enrich the artistic, cultural, educational, and historical character of Sugar Land,'" it said.

The sculpture, which cost $32,500, was installed to represent "activities that occur in the Square," according to an April 2014 Parks & Recreation Advisory Board meeting document.

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People are split over the "selfie" statue.

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Some people have some questions for Levin and the city.

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But other people think the city's new statue will set us up to surprise — or confuse — some archaeologists in the future.

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The city plans to announce an unveiling ceremony to commemorate the donation at a later date.

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