The giant toy brick giraffe standing tall at Legoland is going to be given the most beautiful namesake.
The beloved Legoland Discovery Center giraffe in Boston, Massachusetts is to be named after Gio Maggiore – a 6-year-old boy who adored the long-legged animals before he passed away.
A friend of the family then reached out to Legoland asking for their own plastic giraffe to adopt the boy’s name. Sure enough, the center honored the request and said they would officially rename their 22,000 brick giraffe after the Maggiore’s late son.
As of May 31st, Tessie the 20-foot-tall sculpture will be known as Gio — the perfect name for a giraffe.
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