ZeeNews: Ukraine to unveil memorial to Steve Jobs

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July 28, 2012, 9:20 a.m. | Lifestyle — by Kyiv Post

A two-metre, hand-shaped steel memorial to Steve Jobs will be unveiled in Odessa.

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According to ZeeNews website, a memorial to late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be unveiled in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Odessa.

A two-metre, hand-shaped steel memorial has a hole in the centre in the shape of the Apple`s trademark logo. The 200-kg sculpture will be lit up in the evenings, city authorities said.

"I`ve watched all the videos with Steve and noted that he often gesticulated. He communicated with people with these gestures," Kirill Maksimenko, an Odessa sculptor who made Jobs`s `Pal` with spare car parts and scrap metal, told news website

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