Doctor's Review: Medicine on the Move

August 17, 2017
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Statue of Liberty finally reopens

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,” Lady Liberty beckons from New York Harbor. But, for the last seven and a half years, since the September 11 attacks, we huddled masses — tired and caffeinated, rich and poor alike — have not been free to visit the Statue’s Crown, despite our yearning. But that’s all changed: Barack Obama’s cowboy-hat-wearing secretary of the interior, Ken Salazar, recently announced that security concerns that closed the entire monument are now moot and that it would once again be completely open to the public as of July 4. US$12 gets you a ferry pass and access to the pedestal/museum, and an extra US$3 buys access to the crown. Reserve your tickets in advance at (877) LADY-TIX (523-9849) or www.statuecruises.com

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