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Photos: Google gets kids doodling

Despite comparisons to Microsoft, Google still has a warm fluffy side which was on display this week when the company encouraged London children to design a 'Doodle 4 Google'
By ZDNet UK, Contributor
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Some of the London School children who entered a competition to design a new "Google Doodle" for the Google UK homepage arrive at the GooglePlex.
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The winning Google Doodle will be seen by 17 millon when  loaded onto the Google.co.uk homepage.

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Some of the young entrants enjoy the hospitality of the GooglePlex before the winner is announced.
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The Doodle 4 Google competition was open to school children aged four to 18 years-old in the local area.
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The winning Doodle, Day of the Child, by Lisa Waiwaina, age 11.

The competition was judged buy a panel of judges composed of Dennis Hwang, Webmaster at Google and Creator of the Google Doodles, Merlin John, Online Education Editor of the Times Education Supplement, Lorraine Twohill, Director of European Marketing Programmes and Nikesh Arora, Google's Vice President of European Operations.

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Finalist, drawn by Tori Savage, age 10.

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Finalist, drawn by Tiggy Philipps, age 10.

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Finalist, drawn by Katherine Vetter, age 10.

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Finalist, drawn by Theo Sunley, age 10.

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