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Tourists at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids look over "The American Horse," a giant, prancing stallion by artist Nina Akamu based on a design sketched out by Leonardo da Vinci. A consultant's report says the Pure Michigan tourism promotion campaign had its most successful year in 2012, attracting 3.8 million visitors from other states whose spending topped $1 billion.