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Statue of Liberty Inadvertently Goes Dark Ahead of 'Day Without A Woman'

The Statue of Liberty experienced a curiously timed outage on Tuesday night.

Only Lady Liberty's torch and crown were visible in the night as the statue stood in darkness in New York Harbor.

Many assumed it was a deliberate action in solidarity with 'A Day Without A Woman', the women's strike planned for Wednesday across the United States.

However, in a statement the National Park Service said the problem was an "unplanned outage... likely due to work related to an ongoing project to activate a new emergency backup generator that is part of our last remaining Hurricane Sandy recovery projects."

The moment when the lights finally came back on:

March 8, 2017 |

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