Iconic Rio de Janeiro Statue Damaged by Lightning

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Iconic Rio de Janeiro Statue Damaged by Lightning

January 22, 2014 Updated Jan 22, 2014 at 12:32 PM CDT

Rio de Janeiro's famous Christ the Redeemer statue was damaged by lightning during a recent storm.

Repairs to the hand and head are expected to take four months. See the damage the statue sustained by watching the video below.