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iron man

One who is in peak physical condition and thus is rarely sick or injured. Marty has played in 500 straight games—he's a real iron man. With an iron man like Jack helping us move all this equipment, I think we'll be done in an hour.
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The new look for the Iron Men, also inset, left, has divded opinion Pictures: GAV SCOTT
There will be some adjustments to the positioning of the Iron Men, and although the objectors may, ultimately, be disappointed, they have at least been taken seriously.
And award-winning local film-maker Marc Jennings has been commissioned to produce a film on the theme of a day in the life of one of the Iron Men.
Sculptor Antony Gormley gets up close and personal with one of his Iron Men
Antony Gormley's Iron Men look a bit chilly in this winter shot Picture: GAVIN TRAFFORD
Some of the pieces show the statues reading the Daily Post while others show the iron men coming out of the water with their suitcases as they arrive in New York - the possible destination for Gormley's artwork.
Mr Wilde said: "I've got a very vivid imagination and the iron men triggered off different ideas which I recreated in my work.
ATTRACTION: The Iron Men in Anthony Gormley's Another Place stare out to sea on Crosby beach
So come on somebody, do something about it - maybe make iron toilets to go with the iron men.
I READ about the iron men on Crosby beach and drove with my son and daughter from North Wales to see them on Sunday, October 16.