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Head stonemason Joseph Alonso works from scaffolding constructed so repairs can be made on a spire at the Washington National Cathedral, damaged in the August 2011 earthquake. Sections of spires remain missing or damaged and some gargoyles and other pieces of stonework will need to be reattached.

Head stonemason Joseph Alonso works from scaffolding constructed so repairs can be made on a spire at the Washington National Cathedral, damaged in the August 2011 earthquake. Sections of spires remain missing or damaged and some gargoyles and other pieces of stonework will need to be reattached.

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