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Hundreds of boots represent California servicemen and women killed in Iraq

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An Iraq war veteran holds pairs of combat boots that are part of the "Eyes Wide Open" exhibit in front of San Francisco City Hall on Monday in San Francisco, California. The Eyes Wide Open exhibition includes a pair of boots for every one of the 481 California servicemen and women who died in the Iraq war.

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People embrace as they stand among rows of combat boots that are part of the "Eyes Wide Open" exhibit in front of San Francisco City Hall.

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A photograph is displayed on a pair of combat boots that are part of the "Eyes Wide Open" exhibit in front of San Francisco City Hall.

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