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October 26, 2014

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In this Saturday, May 10, 2014 photo, a journalist photographs the Washington Monument during a press preview prior to the re-opening of the monument, in Washington. With more than 150 cracks patched and repaired in its white marble, the Washington Monument is set to reopen for the first time since a 2011 earthquake caused widespread damage.

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In this Saturday, May 10, 2014 photo, a journalist photographs the Washington Monument during a press preview prior to the re-opening of the monument, in Washington. With more than 150 cracks patched and repaired in its white marble, the Washington Monument is set to reopen for the first time since a 2011 earthquake caused widespread damage.