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Monument closed for repair and reinforcement
Updated: 2006-02-08 14:20

Two workers carry a granite slab away from the Monument to the People's Heroes in the center of Tian'anmen Square in Beijing February 8, 2006. The 37.94-meter-high monument, built in 1958, is closed to visitors for thorough repair and maintenance. The repair and reinforcement project started Wednesday and will last for three months. [newsphoto]

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