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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Veterans pass barriers at closed WWII Memorial

Korean War veteran Frederick Jenkins, from Iowa, third from left, poses for a photograph at National World War II Memorial in Washington, Tuesday. Veterans who had traveled from across the country were allowed to visit the National World War II Memorial after it had been officially closed because of the partial government shutdown. After their visit, the National World War II Memorial was closed again.