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Live swimwear mannequins cause stir in Milan

You gotta love those crazy Italians and their trade unions. Don't they have a financial crisis to worry about? Full story.

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A man takes photos of models posing as mannequins as part of a protest in a COIN department store window in downtown Milan July 18, 2011. Italian unions had criticized modelling as "degrading" last week, according to local media reports. The words on the banner reads " Modelling is also a job."

Alessandro Garofalo / Reuters

A man walks past models posing as mannequins as part of a protest in a COIN department store window in downtown Milan July 18. Italian unions had criticized modelling as "degrading" last week, according to local media reports. The words on the banner reads " Modelling is also a job."