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The countdown begins: 13 days until 2013

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The seven-foot-tall number "13," to be used atop One Times Square, arrives outside the Times Square Museum and Visitor Center in New York, on Dec 19. The numbers will be on display at the Museum until December 26th, at which point they will be installed atop One Times Square.

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The seven-foot-tall number "13," to be used atop One Times Square, is seen on display in the Times Square Museum and Visitor Center in New York, on Dec. 19.