A City's Legends Endure, Precariously Preserved in WaxBreaking News
Hunched in poses of battle or negotiation, dance or meditation, the figures were left inside the museum's windowless walls when Hurricane Katrina made landfall. There they stayed, through three weeks of temperatures that must have surpassed 100 degrees in that sealed space, staring out from their small stages into the black aloneness.
On Monday, their fates were revealed. The museum's owners, Lawrence and Katherine Spurlock, returned to the city for a first look at what they had left behind.
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