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Panoramic image: In Japan, a Statue of Liberty stands above tsunami wreckage

 

A 28 foot tall replica of America's Statue of Liberty, which was created last spring as a tourist attraction, is surrounded by destroyed buildings in Ishinomaki, Miyagi, on March 28.  Crews have started clearing the wreckage, leaving behind small tiles and stones. (Koki Uemura  - Sankei Shimbun / MSN-Japan)

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