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Schwarzenegger museum

<p>A statue of Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is pictured in front of the house he was born in, in the southern Austrian village of Thal October 7. 2011. Schwarzenegger officially opened a museum dedicated to his life on Friday. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader</p>

A statue of Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is pictured in front of the house he was born in, in the southern Austrian village of Thal October 7. 2011. Schwarzenegger officially opened...more

A statue of Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is pictured in front of the house he was born in, in the southern Austrian village of Thal October 7. 2011. Schwarzenegger officially opened a museum dedicated to his life on Friday. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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<p>A statue of Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is pictured in front of the house he was born in, in the southern Austrian village of Thal October 7. 2011.   REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader</p>

A statue of Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is pictured in front of the house he was born in, in the southern Austrian village of Thal October 7. 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader more

A statue of Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is pictured in front of the house he was born in, in the southern Austrian village of Thal October 7. 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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<p>The house in which Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, is pictured in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011.  REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader</p>

The house in which Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, is pictured in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

The house in which Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, is pictured in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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<p>A visitor takes photographs inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011.   REUTERS/Herwig Prammer</p>

A visitor takes photographs inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

A visitor takes photographs inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

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<p>A figure from the movie 'The Terminator' is displayed inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011.   REUTERS/Herwig Prammer</p>

A figure from the movie 'The Terminator' is displayed inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. ...more

A figure from the movie 'The Terminator' is displayed inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

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<p>A visitor looks at a robot figure from the movie 'the Terminator', inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011.   REUTERS/Herwig Prammer</p>

A visitor looks at a robot figure from the movie 'the Terminator', inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7,...more

A visitor looks at a robot figure from the movie 'the Terminator', inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

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<p>A visitor takes touches a life size figure inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011.  REUTERS/Herwig Prammer</p>

A visitor takes touches a life size figure inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig...more

A visitor takes touches a life size figure inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

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<p>Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is surrounded by media as he addresses the public in Thal October 7. 2011.   REUTERS/Herwig Prammer</p>

Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is surrounded by media as he addresses the public in Thal October 7. 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is surrounded by media as he addresses the public in Thal October 7. 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

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<p>Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is surrounded by media as he addresses the public in Thal October 7. 2011.   REUTERS/Herwig Prammer</p>

Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is surrounded by media as he addresses the public in Thal October 7. 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is surrounded by media as he addresses the public in Thal October 7. 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

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<p>Visitors tour inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011.    REUTERS/Herwig Prammer</p>

Visitors tour inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

Visitors tour inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

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<p>A visitor takes photographs of the first weights belonging to Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger inside the house where he was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011.    REUTERS/Herwig Prammer</p>

A visitor takes photographs of the first weights belonging to Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger inside the house where he was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7,...more

A visitor takes photographs of the first weights belonging to Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger inside the house where he was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

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<p>A visitor uses both hands to lift one of the first dumb-bells belonging to Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, inside the house where Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011.   REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader</p>

A visitor uses both hands to lift one of the first dumb-bells belonging to Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, inside the house where Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian...more

A visitor uses both hands to lift one of the first dumb-bells belonging to Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, inside the house where Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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<p>One of the first dumb-bells belonging to Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, is displayed inside the house where Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. The text reads "These weights were handmade by Kurt Mamul and Arnol Schwarzenegger in 1964 and he trained with them."  REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader</p>

One of the first dumb-bells belonging to Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, is displayed inside the house where Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October...more

One of the first dumb-bells belonging to Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, is displayed inside the house where Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. The text reads "These weights were handmade by Kurt Mamul and Arnol Schwarzenegger in 1964 and he trained with them." REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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<p>Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (C) points at a 'Terminator' film poster, as he chats with Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann, during a tour of his former home in Thal October 7. 2011.   REUTERS/Stringer/Andy Wenzel</p>

Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (C) points at a 'Terminator' film poster, as he chats with Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann, during a tour of his former home in Thal October 7. 2011. ...more

Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (C) points at a 'Terminator' film poster, as he chats with Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann, during a tour of his former home in Thal October 7. 2011. REUTERS/Stringer/Andy Wenzel

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<p>A visitor takes photographs inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011.    REUTERS/Herwig Prammer</p>

A visitor takes photographs inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

A visitor takes photographs inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

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<p>A sign reads "Arnold Schwarzenegger house of birth" in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011.   REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader</p>

A sign reads "Arnold Schwarzenegger house of birth" in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

A sign reads "Arnold Schwarzenegger house of birth" in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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<p>A visitor takes photographs inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011.   REUTERS/Herwig Prammer</p>

A visitor takes photographs inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

A visitor takes photographs inside the house where Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was born, in the southern Austrian village of Thal, October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

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<p>Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, unveils a statue of himself in a bodybuilding pose as his son Patrick (R) watches, in Thal October 7. 2011.   REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader</p>

Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, unveils a statue of himself in a bodybuilding pose as his son Patrick (R) watches, in Thal October 7. 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, unveils a statue of himself in a bodybuilding pose as his son Patrick (R) watches, in Thal October 7. 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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<p>Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, unveils a statue of himself in a bodybuilding pose as his son Patrick (L) watches, in Thal October 7. 2011.   REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader</p>

Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, unveils a statue of himself in a bodybuilding pose as his son Patrick (L) watches, in Thal October 7. 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, unveils a statue of himself in a bodybuilding pose as his son Patrick (L) watches, in Thal October 7. 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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<p>A statue of Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is pictured in front of the house he was born in, in the southern Austrian village of Thal October 7. 2011.   REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader</p>

A statue of Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is pictured in front of the house he was born in, in the southern Austrian village of Thal October 7. 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader more

A statue of Austrian actor, former champion bodybuilder and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is pictured in front of the house he was born in, in the southern Austrian village of Thal October 7. 2011. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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