Bye-bye, Marilyn: Chicago says farewell to giant statue

CHICAGO -- Marilyn Monroe has left Chicago.

A giant statue honoring the movie legend was taken apart Tuesday night.

Dozens gathered on Michigan Ave. to watch.

Designed by American artist Seward Johnson, the statue weighs 40,000-pounds and stands 26-feet high.

Marilyn's next stop is in Palm Springs, Calif.

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