Lance Armstrong Will Be Burned in Effigy

He gets annual honor from English town
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 31, 2012 6:57 PM CDT
Artist Frank Shepherd poses with his creation of Lance Armstrong in Edenbridge, England.   (AP Photo / Gareth Fuller, PA)
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(Newser) – Poor Lance Armstrong. He lost his Tour de France titles, and now an English town is going to burn him in effigy in a big way. Edenbridge has chosen Armstrong as the celeb to go up in flames in its annual Bonfire Night celebrations on Nov. 5, reports NBC's Off the Bench blog. The 30-foot version is already in place. In Armstrong's defense, not everyone thinks that sports doping should be illegal. (Read more Lance Armstrong stories.)

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