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America's World Heritage Sites

Thought you knew America? Think again. Take a tour of America's UNESCO World Heritage sites -- rich in natural beauty, individual genius and traditions that stretch back 1,000 years.

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For a time, the Statue of Liberty was just a bunch of pieces packed away in crates, a gift from France. Then newspaper magnate Joseph Pulitzer spearheaded a nationwide campaign to raise funds to assemble it. Some 120,000 Americans contributed, putting Lady Liberty on her pedestal.

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