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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, center, rides an elevator to the 500-foot level at the Washington Monument in Washington, Monday, May 12, 2014, after a ceremony to celebrate its re-opening. The monument, which sustained damage from an earthquake in August 2011, reopened to the public today.

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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, center, rides an elevator to the 500-foot level at the Washington Monument in Washington, Monday, May 12, 2014, after a ceremony to celebrate its re-opening. The monument, which sustained damage from an earthquake in August 2011, reopened to the public today.