American flags fly below the Washington Monument, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, in Washington. The Washington Monument was damaged and has been closed to visitors since the August 2011 earthquake. (AP ... more 
American flags fly below the Washington Monument, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, in Washington. The Washington Monument was damaged and has been closed to visitors since the August 2011 earthquake. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Alex Brandon
Wed, Sep 26, 2012 1:47 PM EDT