Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To Public For First Time Since Sandy

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A view of the the Statue of Liberty as the first ferry arrives, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: A family walks by the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The the statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
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Visitors take photos at the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Visitors take photos at the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Visitors take photos at the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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The 3d US Infantry, traditionally known as "The Old Guard," perform at the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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A view of the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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A view of the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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A view of the Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center from the ferry to the Statue of Liberty as Liberty Island open to the public July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York last October. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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A view of the the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Sofia Dagbaborj, from Mongolia poses in from the Statue of Liberty as Liberty Island open to the public July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York last October. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell during the reopening ceremony of the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell walks by the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
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A view of the Statue of Liberty as Liberty Island open to the public July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York last October. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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A man takes photos of the Statue of Liberty as Liberty Island open to the public July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York last October. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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A view of the the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Sofia Dagbaborj, from Mongolia poses in from the Statue of Liberty as Liberty Island open to the public July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York last October. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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A view of the Statue of Liberty as Liberty Island open to the public July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York last October. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: (L-R) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Jonathan B. Jarvis, Director of the United States National Park Service attend the reopening ceremony of the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The the statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: (L-R) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg , Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell , U.S. Senator Robert Menendez , Jonathan B. Jarvis Director of the United States National Park Service attends the reopening ceremony of the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The the statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: (L-R) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell attend the reopening ceremony of the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg attend the reopening ceremony of the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The the statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: U.S. Senator Robert Menendez attend the reopening ceremony of the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
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A view of the Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center from the ferry to the Statue of Liberty as Liberty Island open to the public July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York last October. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg attend the reopening ceremony of the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell during the reopening ceremony of the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: Members of the Old Guard attends the Reopening ceremony of the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The the statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: The Statue of Liberty is reopened to the public for the first time after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: People arrive at the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
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A view of the Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center from the ferry to the Statue of Liberty as Liberty Island open to the public July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York last October. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: People arrive at the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
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A view of the the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: A family poses for a picture with the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
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Claire, Connor, Lalita and Rick Perkins (L-R) from Little Rock, Arkansas pose in front of the Statue of Liberty as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Sofia Dagbaborj, from Mongolia poses in front of the Statue of Liberty as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tourists arrive off the ferry at the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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A view of the the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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A view of the the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
New York, NY - JULY 4: Family Perkins Speaks with members of the media as they arrive to the Reopening ceremony of the Statue of Liberty to The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 at the Liberty Island in New York City. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: People arrive at the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Hurricane Sandy on July 4, 2013 on the Liberty Island in New York City. The statue was mostly spared by the storm, but the surrounding infrastructure was badly damaged. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
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A view of the the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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A view of the the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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People take photos of the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York area. The Statue of Liberty, one of America's most recognizable symbols, reopens just in time for the July 4 national holiday, after being repaired from damage inflicted last year by Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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