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Welcoming the Reopened Statue of Liberty

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Welcoming the Reopened Statue of Liberty

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Welcoming the Reopened Statue of Liberty

Welcoming the Reopened Statue of Liberty

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Statue of Liberty after it reopened with enhanced security measures, behind tourists wearing "Statue" costumes. Reuters hide caption

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As security tightens this week around financial buildings in New York and Washington, D.C., a major East Coast landmark reopened for the first time since Sept. 11, 2001: the Statue of Liberty.

New York author Bruce Feiler visited the newly re-opened site on a sunny, windy day. Feiler, author of the book Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths, offers a commentary with some of his observations from the day.

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