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Fun Fact Friday: The Plaster Oscars

Fun Fact Friday: The Plaster Oscars

Did you know that during World War II, metal was so scarce that the Oscar trophy given out by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was made of plaster? It’s true! Because the focus on the war effort, any spare manufacturing and material resources were funneled into making tanks, planes, and other

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