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In August this year in the American city of Breckenridge, state Colorado, erected for 40 thousand dollars a large statue called Friendly troll. The author of the wooden sculpture was Danish artist Thomas Dumbo.
A work of art installed on the road between an abandoned quarry and housing estate. No one even suspected that innocuous, at first glance, the innovation will scare many citizens and will become a real stumbling block on the path to achieving universal peace of mind.
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Perhaps, it’s worth starting with the fact that the 4.6-meter Friendly a troll with lively eyes and a good-natured face turned out to be incredible popular among visitors. Statue information instantly scattered across social media and over the past four months An unusual attraction was visited by tens of thousands of tourists. However, for a city with a population of 4,500, this turned out to be heavy load.
Travelers wishing to take a look at the troll flooded the streets and public transport, swept everything off the shelves shops, constantly bothering local residents with questions about the location of the sculpture. Of course, not all ordinary people were pleased by the influx of visitors. At first, the Breckenridge authorities erected a fence around the sculpture so as not to allow tourists cut off the path between residential buildings, installed near the troll garbage ballot boxes and sent patrols there to maintain order.
However, soon in the city persistent rumors spread that to the statue at night, dubious individuals similar to sectarians or even satanists. This information was confirmed when police admitted that they came across a couple of times in the dark to strange people who spent near the Friendly Troll rituals. However, holding them accountable was not for what. The alleged sectarians did not make sacrifices, did not made fires and did not even litter near the statue.
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Further – even more interesting. At the beginning of this month, several local residents said they allegedly saw the troll glow eyes at night. Then they began to say that the sculpture comes to life with the onset of darkness and even stirs, as if getting ready just about get off your seat.
As a result, the work of Thomas Dambo was decisively demolished. According to officials, the blame was an unnecessary influx into Breckenridge vacationers, however, many citizens suspect that the problem lay precisely in the supernatural properties of the statue …