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Japan town demands pants for Michelangelo's David

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A replica of Michelangelo's Renaissance sculpture David that was erected suddenly last summer is unnerving residents of a Japanese town, with some calling for the naked masterpiece to be given underpants. 

This handout picture taken by the Okuizumo town government on August 28, 2012 shows a replica of Michelangelo's Renaissance masterpiece David. The sculpture is unnerving residents of the town, with some calling for the naked masterpiece to be given underpants.

Okuizumo town in western Shimane prefecture received five-metre (16-foot) replicas of David and of Greek treasure the Venus de Milo, as donations from a businessman who hails from the area.

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