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The Brave Men Who Repair Christ The Redeemer Statue Have The Scariest Job Ever.

Earlier this year, Brazil's famous Christ the Redeemer statue was hit by lightning twice within two weeks. The strikes damaged two of the statue's fingers and it's head and it had to be repaired.

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Earlier this year, Brazil's famous Christ the Redeemer statue was hit by lightning twice within two weeks. The strikes damaged two of the statue's fingers and it's head and it had to be repaired.
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#1 The statue is one of the 7 modern wonders of the world.

#2 Christ the Redeemer is located in the Tijuca Forest National Forest, at the top of the Corcovado Mountain.

#3 Lightning strikes occur frequently near Rio's iconic statue.

#4 The view of Rio de Janeiro is breathtaking.

#5 Repairing the statue is a dangerous job that requires bravery and balance

#6 Over 1,800,000 people visit the statue each year. The record number of tourists in a single day was 14,000 in Easter 2011.

#7 Christ's middle finger needed some surgery.

#8 The view of Rio de Janeiro is breathtaking.

#9 Because of strong winds, erosion, and lightning, workers have to climb the statue for regular maintenance work.

#10 Perfect shot of lightning hitting the statue.

#11 The statue is 98-feet tall and stands on a 26-foot pedestal. The arms stretch out 92-feet wide.

#12 Can you imagine being up so high?

#13 Can you imagine being up so high?lol

#14 Visitors usually pray in front of the statue. Here they were praying for it to be fixed and for the men to be safe.

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