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APRIL 3, 2003 · Josh Wander created giveitback.org, a Web site designed to protest France's position on the war with Iraq. Specifically, Wander wants to give back the Statue of Liberty to the French. The statue was a gift from France to America in 1886 and was meant to symbolize the friendship between the two countries. There are several replicas of the Statue of Liberty in France. Last week in Bordeaux, Lady Liberty was defaced by vandals. These days, the symbol of freedom and justice is under attack from both sides of the Atlantic. This is Wander's War Diary entry.
In the first week, over 100,000 people have visited our site and we a have petition which has received over 6,000 signatures. We have different people writing in that are pro the idea, anti the idea. Some ideas that we've gotten were that giving back the Statue of Liberty is not enough, we should actually give back just her head and then they'll really know we're serious.
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