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The tiny church in England where William Shakespeare was baptized and buried is falling apart, and fans of the Bard are being asked to help raise more than $6 million to repair the ravages Of eight centuries. Above the burial spot inscribed simply "Will Shakespeare, Gent," the spire of Holy Trinity Church of Stratford-upon-Avon is cracked, its windows are broken, its bricks are eroding and it is leaking rain. "It's absolutely desperate," said Josephine Walker of the Friends of Shakespeare's Church.
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Title Annotation:PEOPLE; Friends of Shakespeare's Church is raising funds to repair the Holy Trinity Church of Stratford
Publication:National Catholic Reporter
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Feb 2, 2007
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