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Statue of Liberty relit for first time after storm

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In this photo provided by the National Park Service, the Statue of Liberty is illuminated for the first time since it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy, Friday evening, Nov. 9, 2012. The statue, one of the city's top tourist attractions, has been closed because of damage resulting from the storm that hit New York Oct. 29, with no estimate on when it will reopen to visitors. Read the full story.

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For the first time since Hurricane Sandy hit New York City, the Statue of Liberty lighted up again thanks to an improvised system put in place while the main lighting system is repaired. NBC's Brian Williams reports.