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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the National Columbus Memorial and this statue of Christopher Columbus, seen here outside of Union Station in Washington, D.C. on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. Every year since the statue was erected there has been a ceremony honoring it on Columbus Day. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
Photo by: BARBARA L. SALISBURY
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the National Columbus Memorial and this statue of Christopher Columbus, seen here outside of Union Station in Washington, D.C. on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. Every year since the statue was erected there has been a ceremony honoring it on Columbus Day. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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