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Artist Douwe Blumberg, left, watches as a tarp is removed from his "De Opresso Liber" statue, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, in New York. The 16-foot bronze statue honoring the U.S. special operations response to 9/11 was expected to be unveiled Nov. 11, 2011, by Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Photo by: Mary Altaffer
Artist Douwe Blumberg, left, watches as a tarp is removed from his "De Opresso Liber" statue, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, in New York. The 16-foot bronze statue honoring the U.S. special operations response to 9/11 was expected to be unveiled Nov. 11, 2011, by Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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