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September 1, 2014

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Workers Julio Dichis, right, and Jose Oreyana remove the fencing which closed the Washington Monument off to the public during renovations Washington, Friday, May 9, 2014. The monument, which sustained damage from an earthquake in August 2011, will re-open to the public on Monday, May 12, 2014.

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Workers Julio Dichis, right, and Jose Oreyana remove the fencing which closed the Washington Monument off to the public during renovations Washington, Friday, May 9, 2014. The monument, which sustained damage from an earthquake in August 2011, will re-open to the public on Monday, May 12, 2014.