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Sculpture Casts Soviet Shadow on May Day

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Sculpture Casts Soviet Shadow on May Day

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The sculpture's shadow has led to much speculation. Ben Calhoun for NPR hide caption

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There's a sculpture at the University of Chicago that people on campus say contains a secret message left by the sculptor. On May Day every year the piece casts a shadow that resembles the hammer and sickle of the Soviet flag.

Ben Calhoun of Chicago Public Radio reports.