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The Story Behind The Statue Of Liberty

The Story Behind The Statue Of Liberty
A giant Seattle Seahawks "12th Man" flag that flew on the Space Needle before being signed by fans and brought to New York, is displayed at the Statue of Liberty, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 in New York. The flag will be given to the Seahawks team as a gift from their fans before they play the Denver Broncos Sunday in the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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The Statue of Liberty has become one of the most recognizable monuments in the world: a symbol of freedom and the American Dream. But the story of its creation has been obscured by myth. Elizabeth Mitchell. Her new book is: "Liberty’s Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty."

 

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