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Stick-figure sculptor shows his stuff in Miami

The recession in 2008 led Scott Gerber from a career building luxury yachts into a career as a stick-figure sculptor.

Three years ago, Gerber sought to find a new outlet for his energies and some spare boatbuilding materials and decided to create a metal sculpture.

He dubbed it the “Tube Dude” and placed it on his dock. The simple, smiling stick-figure sculptures have become a structural art sensation. More than 900 have been sculpted and shipped as far as Paris.

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