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'Life-Like' Polamalu Frightens Wax Museum Fans

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NFL star Troy Polamalu is famous for his long black curls, and it's plausible he could be among the statues in Hollywood's Madame Tussauds. So when visitors sidled up for a photo with the figure in a Pittsburgh Steelers jersey, they got a shock. It was alive. Polamalu was shooting a commercial.
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