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Statue of Liberty Entertaining Guests Once Again : Slideshow

Sunday, October 28, 2012

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A rendering of the changes inside the Statue of Liberty.
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After being closed for a year, the interior of the Statue of Liberty will be open to visitors beginning Sunday, the monument's 126th birthday.
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Part of the renovation included putting a lift inside the monument to make it accessible.
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A park ranger stands next to the new lift.
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The bathrooms got refurbished, as well. They were last updated in the 1980s.
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New, wider stairs were also put in.
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The old stairs that people climbed to get to the pedestal.
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The statue rests on a pedestal, which now has a new exterior staircase.
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Part of the original concrete pedestal.

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