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10 things you didn't know about the Eiffel Tower

It’s in bookstores now. There’s a new book out, “Eiffel’s Tower: And the World’s Fair Where Buffalo Bill Beguiled Paris, the Artists Quarreled, and Thomas Edison Became a Count." The author is Jill Jonnes, and some of the nine previous nuggets come from her work. Many others come from the tower’s own website at FOR THE RECORD: Eiffel Tower trivia: An earlier version of this caption erroneously listed as the tower's website. —
Jerry Shonkwiler
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