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Some Big Events from 2011… Playfully Rendered
December 26, 2011
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2011 has been quite a year. The Occupy protests. Osama bin Laden's death at the hands of American soldiers. William and Kate's wedding. The Libyan uprising and the killing of Moammar Gadhafi. The death of Steve Jobs. It can be hard to keep it all straight.

So thank goodness the Guardian has asked members of their Flickr group to recreate many of the major events of this year... out of Lego. Some of the images - like the Steve Jobs tribute - are fittingly simple. Others involve hundreds of figures and complex architecture. But all of them make for a playful way of remembering the year that was.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Wedding
legoroyalweddingfeature.jpg

Steve Jobs
lego-steve-jobs.jpg

The London Riots
legolondonriotsfeature.jpg

The UC Davis Protestors Get Pepper Sprayed
legopeppersprayfeature.jpg

Kim Jong-il
legokimjongilfeature.jpg

Occupy Wall Street Protestors in Zucotti Park
legozucottifeature.jpg

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Sources:

The Guardian

Flickr

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