People walk past Charles Dickens' home, left, part of the Charles Dickens Museum in London, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. For years, the four-story brick row house where the author lived with his young ... more 
People walk past Charles Dickens' home, left, part of the Charles Dickens Museum in London, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. For years, the four-story brick row house where the author lived with his young family was a dusty and slightly neglected museum, a mecca for Dickens scholars but overlooked by most visitors to London. Now, after a 3 million pound ($4.8 million) makeover, it has been restored to bring the writer's world to life. Its director says it aims to look "as if Dickens had just stepped out." (AP Photo/Sang Tan) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Sang Tan
Wed, Dec 5, 2012 11:38 AM EST