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"Difficult Access Team" engineers Katie Francis, bottom right, and Ema Cardini, left, talk with Team Leader Erik Sohn after they finish repeling down the west front façade of the Washington National Cathedral to check for possible damage from a magnitude 5.8 earthquake that struck the East Coast on August 23, Washington, DC, Monday, October 17,  2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)
Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK
"Difficult Access Team" engineers Katie Francis, bottom right, and Ema Cardini, left, talk with Team Leader Erik Sohn after they finish repeling down the west front façade of the Washington National Cathedral to check for possible damage from a magnitude 5.8 earthquake that struck the East Coast on August 23, Washington, DC, Monday, October 17, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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