Ferries packed with tourists from around the world delivered crowds who were eager to see a truly iconic symbol of freedom up close — the Statue of Liberty.
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The National Park Service is continuing to examine and repair infrastructure around Lady Liberty, but for now the iconic monument will remain aglow with the help of generators and equipment donated by two private companies. Hundreds of National Park Service workers from as far away as California and Alaska have spent the past month cleaning the island and assessing the damage. Dodge Foundation, The E. The house and adjoining staff buildings on landfill behind the statue will probably be razed and not rebuilt, Luchsinger said.
Kidnapped woman thought she would die, then she complimented her captor's orchids. The statue and Liberty Island will reopen to the public on July 4 after having been damaged by Hurricane Sandy last year.