On March 7, New Yorkers woke to find that the iconic "Charging Bull" of lower Manhattan has company: A defiant young girl, feet planted firm with arms akimbo.
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The new sculpture, by Kristen Visbal, was installed by asset management group State Street Global Advisors, in a bit of clever marketing well-timed for the March 8 celebrations of International Women's Day. It makes for a great photo op, and sends an important message about female empowerment.