People walk by a dilapidated brick building in central London, where historians believe its neighbor and author Charles Dickens used the building, was once a workhouse, as inspiration for his novel ... more 
People walk by a dilapidated brick building in central London, where historians believe its neighbor and author Charles Dickens used the building, was once a workhouse, as inspiration for his novel Oliver Twist, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. Campaigners in London are fighting to save the building from demolition which, two centuries ago, was a workhouse where the city's destitute labored for rations of gruel and their plight inspired social reformers and a neighbor Charles Dickens. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Sang Tan
Sat, Feb 26, 2011 9:54 AM EST