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    View of portions of the Statue of Liberty during its construction in the workshop of French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, Paris, France, circa 1880. Bartholdi stands at left.
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    The head of the Statue of Liberty on display in the garden at the Champ de Mars at the World's Fair in Paris to drum up support and contributions for the completion of the great project, 1878.
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    The construction of the Statue of Liberty in Paris, before its journey to the United States, circa 1883.
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    Imimgrants on Ellis Island, New York, about 1900, and in the background, the Statue of Liberty welcomes them to the harbor.
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    Refugee children from England arrive in New York during World War II, 18th July 1940.
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    Military aircraft fly over the Statue of Liberty, New York, crica 1935.
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    Sailors on board the USS Pennsylvania cheer as they pass by the Statue of Liberty on their way to port, New York, New York, May 1, 1920. It literally means liberty to them as they will be given shore leave when they finally anchor.
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    Fireworks explode over the Statue of Liberty in celebration of the anniversary of its dedication on October 28, 2011 in New York City. The celebrations for the worldwide symbol of freedom and of friendship between France and the United States included the naturalization of 125 new citizens from 46 nations and the installation of Internet webcams on the statue.
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    A picture taken 20 May 1986 in New York shows the Statue of Liberty and the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in the background.
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    The Statue of Liberty is seen with The Tower of Lights, memorializing the fallen Towers, illuminating the Manhattan Skyline where the World Trade Center stood on the 6th month anniversary of the attack on America.
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    The Statue of Liberty is lit to show the contours of the sculpture during a special show by French champagne maker Mo?t & Chandon, September 28 2006, in New York, one month before the 120th anniversary of the statue. The usual floodlights were replaced for one night by special lights projecting an image of "Lady Liberty" onto the statue.
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    Visitors Philip Hodges and his mom Marion Hodges pose for a photo in front of the Statue of Liberty in New York October 27, 2012. The statue was closed for a year-long project that was the second phase of planned work to improve the visitor's experience and safety while touring the interior of the monument.
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    Visitors take in the view from the crown of the Statue of Liberty on July 4, 2009 in New York City. The crown of the famous statue, which was closed to the public after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, was opened again on the nation's Independence Day for a limited number of visitors each day. The base, pedestal and outdoor observation deck were reopened in 2004.
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    The Space Shuttle Enterprise, passes the Statue of Liberty as it rides on a barge in New York harbor, June 6, 2012. The Space Shuttle Enterprise was being moved up the Hudson River to be placed at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.
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    In a Nov. 30, 2012 file photo, parts of the brick walkway of Liberty Island that were damaged in Superstorm Sandy are shown during a tour of New York's Liberty Island. After hundreds of National Park Service workers from as far away as California and Alaska spent weeks cleaning and making repairs, the island will reopen to the public on Independence Day, July 4, 2013.
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    In this June 26, 2013 photo provided by the National Park Service, workers on Liberty Island install sod around the national monument which is set to re-open on the 4th of July, in New York. Months after railings broke, docks and paving stones were torn up and buildings were flooded by Superstorm Sandy, the Statue of Liberty will finally welcome visitors again.
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