In this Thursday, June 21, 2012 file photo, whirligig artist Vollis Simpson sits outside his shop in Lucama, N.C. Simpson, a self-taught artist famed for his whimsical, wind-powered whirligigs, has died. He was 94. Simpson's wife, Jean, told the Wilson Daily Times that her husband died in his sleep Friday, May 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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In this Thursday, June 21, 2012 file photo, whirligig artist Vollis Simpson sits outside his shop in Lucama, N.C. Simpson, a self-taught artist famed for his whimsical, wind-powered whirligigs, has died. He was 94. Simpson's wife, Jean, told the Wilson Daily Times that her husband died in his sleep Friday, May 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
In this Thursday, June 21, 2012 file photo, whirligig artist Vollis Simpson sits outside his shop in Lucama, N.C. Simpson, a self-taught artist famed for his whimsical, wind-powered whirligigs, has died. He was 94. Simpson's wife, Jean, told the Wilson Daily Times that her husband died in his sleep Friday, May 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
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