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German man forced to remove statue at grave of father over resemblance to Hitler

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A man living in Weil im Schönbuch in southern Germany has been forced to remove a statue of his father that he placed at his grave after local residents complained it looked like Adolf Hitler.

According to the German news outlet Bild, the man, named Oliver, placed a wooden statue meant to represent his father — who died in 2013 — at his gravesite earlier this month.

The statue had a small mustache and a soccer jersey that bore the number 88 — which is often a white supremacist code meaning Heil Hitler, since H is the eighth letter of the alphabet.

According to the New York Post, residents of the town complained........

© The Times of Israel

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