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Statue of Liberty Impersonators Welcome Tourists

New York expects more than 50 million visitors in 2014, according to the city’s tourism department. Many of them flock to famous sites such as the Statue of Liberty, a copper-and-iron colossus given to the United States by the French and dedicated in 1886. The monument to American freedom, at 93 meters or 305 feet tall, is a huge draw. And she’s so emblematic of the city that some tourists will shell out $5 to $10 for a photo even with a miniature, mobile version.   A recent...

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