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Col. Sanders Statue: Bronze Versus Chicken Poo

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Col. Sanders Statue: Bronze Versus Chicken Poo

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Col. Sanders Statue: Bronze Versus Chicken Poo

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In Corbin, Ky., it's a case of rival statues. Corbin is where Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Colonel Harland Sanders opened his first restaurant. City leaders want a bronze statue to honor the Colonel. Animal rights group PETA has proposed a statue, too — not in bronze, but in chicken droppings.

DEBORAH AMOS, Host:

Good morning. I'm Deb Amos.

In the city of Corbin, Kentucky, it's a case of rival statues. Corbin is where Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Colonel Sanders opened his first restaurant in the 1930s. City leaders now want a bronze statue to honor this finger-licking good Colonel in downtown Corbin. But animal rights group PETA has proposed a statue, too. Their idea - a statue of the Colonel not in bronze, but rather in chicken droppings.

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