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A flag is lowered as Haiti's earthquake-damaged palace is demolished at last

Band members pose for a picture in front of the rubble of Haiti's earthquake-damaged National Palace after taking down a flag that stood on the lawn in front of the building in Port-au-Prince on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

The J/P HRO non-profit aid group founded by Hollywood star Sean Penn is demolishing the palace, which was destroyed in Haiti's powerful 2010 earthquake. The wreckage of the palace came to symbolize the scale of devastation brought by the disaster. Read more about the razing of the palace in The New York Times.

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