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D.C.’s reflecting pool reopens

After 2-year revamp, tourists regain National Mall view

Posted: September 1, 2012 at 4:26 a.m.

Pedro Turano, 7, and his sister Lucia, 5, from Buenos Aires, Argentina, cool their feet Friday at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool on the National Mall.

The reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall reopened Friday after a two-year, $34 million reconstruction, completing the largest National Park Service project funded by President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus package.

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