A woman walks by a house in central London where author Charles Dickens lived, along a street from a dilapidated brick building which was once a workhouse where historians believed he used the ... more 
A woman walks by a house in central London where author Charles Dickens lived, along a street from a dilapidated brick building which was once a workhouse where historians believed he used the workhouse as inspiration for his novel Oliver Twist, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. Campaigners in London are fighting to save the dilapidated brick 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 3:30 PM EST