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Sep '11

Kiss of the Century

The "Unconditional Surrender" statue commemorates the end of World War II. (Click pic to learn how you can submit your kiss to be immortalized here).

SUBMITTED BY: Mark Z.   LOCATION: Sarasota, Florida (2011)

The guy who made the Marilyn Monroe statue in Chicago apparently specializes in providing opportunities to look up the skirts of fiberglass Amazonian women.

But Mark’s parents are a lot classier. They preferred to re-enact the famous spontaneous kiss between a sailor and a nurse in Times Square.

Turns out that this J. Seward Johnson sculpture is controversial, too.

(Learn the story of Edith Shain, the real nurse in the kiss photo made famous by Life Magazine’s Alfred Eisenstaedt.)

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