FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2010, Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer attends a ceremony where he was decorated with Spain's Arts and Letters medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The hospital that's treating famed Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer says the 104-year-old has gotten worse. Rio de Janeiro's Samaritano Hospital says Niemeyer is suffering from kidney failure, aggravated by bleeding in the digest tract, which has been brought under control. In a statement Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, the hospital said he is now breathing with the aid of machines, although he remains lucid. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2010, Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer attends a ceremony where he was decorated with Spain's Arts and Letters medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The hospital that's treating famed Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer says the 104-year-old has gotten worse.  Rio de Janeiro's Samaritano Hospital says Niemeyer is suffering from kidney failure, aggravated by bleeding in the digest tract, which has been brought under control. In a statement Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, the hospital said he is now breathing with the aid of machines, although he remains lucid. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2010, Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer attends a ceremony where he was decorated with Spain's Arts and Letters medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The hospital that's treating famed Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer says the 104-year-old has gotten worse. Rio de Janeiro's Samaritano Hospital says Niemeyer is suffering from kidney failure, aggravated by bleeding in the digest tract, which has been brought under control. In a statement Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, the hospital said he is now breathing with the aid of machines, although he remains lucid. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
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