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Brick Reportedly Recovered From Teen Visitor to Colosseum

Thursday, March 20, 2014

ROME, ITALY—A Canadian teenager reportedly tried to remove a brick from the Colosseum while visiting on a school trip, according to The Local. Another visitor to the ancient monument spotted the 15-year-old placing the brick in her backpack, took a photograph, and alerted the staff. The teen was stopped by police who recovered the artifact. 

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