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Statue of Liberty’s ‘little sister’ takes up residence in Washington, DC

CNN Politics: “One hundred and thirty-five years after the Statue of Liberty was formally unveiled in New York Harbor, her “little sister” has taken up residence in front of the French ambassador’s home in Washington, DC. The miniature Lady Liberty will be officially inaugurated in a ceremony with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Wednesday, coinciding with France’s Bastille Day. French Ambassador Philippe Etienne said, “it means a lot” to have the statue in the United States, calling it “a strong reminder … of the friendship between the French people and the American people.” “It’s a reminder of the importance of this core value of liberty for the world,” he told CNN, noting that the formal title of the Statue of Liberty is “Liberty Enlightening the World.”…

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