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Lincoln Memorial vandalized

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The Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. has been closed after someone vandalized the national monument.

According to officials, someone splashed green paint on the statue and its base.

Officials said they were in the process of checking surveillance footage for evidence to see if they can identify who was responsible.

The Lincoln Memorial will reopen once the paint is removed.

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