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Anticipation ahead of Costa Concordia rotation

Anticipation as islanders in Italy await the removal of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia. Some in Giglio think it will work -- others are unconvinced. But one thing they agree on: they can't wait to have a different view of the Costa Concordia. The mayor of the town SERGIO ORTELLI says pulling the vessel upright is an important step. (SOUNDBITE) (Italian) GIGLIO MAYOR SERGIO ORTELLI SAYING: "Metaphorically this is like giving birth, so it is painful because this has been a tragedy. At the same time it has entailed a great commitment and sense of responsibility on everyone's part in order to reach this important moment. For us, finally, this will be the removal of a huge problem that we have in our port and that we want to solve as soon as we can." The ship itself weighs more than 114,000 tonnes and is the length of three soccer fields. Islanders can't wait to see the back of it. (SOUNDBITE) (Italian) GIGLIO RESIDENT ALESSANDRO NOSIGLIO SAYING:

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