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Practice creating a plot

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Your task

Search online for data which gives a top 10 tallest, heaviest, richest, fastest, or similar.
Write some Python code to draw a bar graph with either horizontal or vertical bars. Make sure it has a title and suitable axis labels.
Then, turn it into a xkcd cartoon version of your original plot.
Take a screenshot of your cartoon graph, save it and post the link to it in the comments Ialong with the code you used to create it.
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