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100ft Record-Breaking Lego Tower Built in Brazil

The world's largest Lego tower, built from 500,000 plastic bricks with the help of around 6,000 volunteers, was finished at a record-breaking 100 ft. in Sao Paulo, Brazil over the weekend, nearly 10 inches taller than Chile's previous held record. 

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April 9, 2011: A crowd observes the record-high Lego Tower in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which stands at exactly 102.33 feet.

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April 9, 2011: The 500,000 brick tower, which was built with help from Lego designers from Denmark, is presented to onlookers.

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April 9, 2011: People gaze up at the world's largest-built Lego tower.

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April 9, 2011: The massive plastic structure is held in place with wire supports that prevent it from collapsing.

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April 9, 2011: Former Brazil soccer player international Cafu was given the honor of placing the last plastic bricks on the Lego tower.

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April 9, 2011: A crane was used to lift former Brazil soccer player international Cafu to the peak of the tower where he placed the last record-breaking pieces.

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100ft Record-Breaking Lego Tower Built in Brazil

The world's largest Lego tower, built from 500,000 plastic bricks with the help of around 6,000 volunteers, was finished at a record-breaking 100 ft. in Sao Paulo, Brazil over the weekend, nearly 10 inches taller than Chile's previous held record. 

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