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'Wizard of Oz' Ruby Slippers Could Be Getting a Step Up Thanks to Kickstarter

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Wednesday, 19 October 2016 ()

"The Wizard of Oz" ruby slippers could be getting a makeover if the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History is successful in raising $300,000 for repairs through a new Kickstarter campaign.
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In order to fund the restoration of the ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz," the Smithsonian Institute has launched a Kickstarter campaign. The Institute said on the Kickstarter page, “Now in their eighth decade, the shoes are fragile and actively deteriorating. Even to the naked eye the damage...

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