Workers in protective gear attach straps to the statue of Confederate general P.G.T. Beauregard Tuesday as it is prepared for removal from the entrance to City Park in New Orleans.
Workers in protective gear attach straps to the statue of Confederate general P.G.T. Beauregard Tuesday as it is prepared for removal from the entrance to City Park in New Orleans. SCOTT THRELKELD Associated Press
Workers in protective gear attach straps to the statue of Confederate general P.G.T. Beauregard Tuesday as it is prepared for removal from the entrance to City Park in New Orleans. SCOTT THRELKELD Associated Press

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May 21, 2017 06:35 PM

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