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Marilyn Monroe joins Madame Tussauds

A wax figure of the iconic actress was unveiled in Washington on Wednesday.

A wax figure of Marilyn Monroe is unveiled at Madame Tussauds on October 30, 2013 in Washington  Picture: AFP

WASHINGTON -A wax figure of Marilyn Monroe has been unveiled at the Madame Tussauds museum in Washington.

The museum unveiled the figure of Monroe on Wednesday.

The figure will be displayed initially at Washington's O Street Museum in The Mansion on O Street.

An exhibit on Monroe will also include a pin-up calendar and photographs as well as a shampoo advertisement and lunchbox featuring Monroe.

Although Monroe died 51 years ago, she remains a pop culture phenomenon.

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