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WJLA, July 26, 2013

Lincoln Memorial vandalism photos

The Lincoln Memorial was temporarily closed Friday after someone splattered a splash of green paint on the statue. The memorial, one of the most popular sites on the National Mall, is generally open around the clock to visitors.

A U.S. Park Police officer stands guard next to the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the memorial in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2013, after the memorial was closed to visitors after someone splattered green paint on the statue and the floor area.

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