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Mother-In-Law's Birthday Toasted, Literally

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Mother-In-Law's Birthday Toasted, Literally

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Mother-In-Law's Birthday Toasted, Literally

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Museum curator Laura Hadland and 40 friends pieced together nearly 10,000 slices of toast to create a giant portrait of her mother-in-law. The artwork, in Warrington, England, broke the world record for largest toast mosaic.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

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When Laura Hadland decided to toast her mother-in-law's 50th birthday, she did so literally. The museum curator, along with 40 friends, pieced together nearly 10,000 slices of toast to create a giant birthday portrait of her mother-in-law. The artwork, in Warrington, England, broke the world record for largest toast mosaic and left its subject bemused: I love toast, but it feels very strange seeing my face made out of it.

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