New Netflix star Pinocchio: Follow his trail across Florence

This avant-garde sculpture of Pinocchio is in a public square in Florence. PHOTO: RONAN O'CONNELL
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FLORENCE, Italy – In a small square in Florence, I watch young children crowding around a rather grotesque statue, giggling and posing for photos.

The sculpture depicts a little long-nosed boy whose limbs are deformed – twisted and melted, as if he has been injured in a horrible accident. 

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