It's been nearly 1,000 days since the Washington Monument was damaged in an earthquake, and now it's finally fully repaired.
>>> LIVE PICTURE OF THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT TONIGHT WHILE IT REMAINS HARD TO BELIEVE THAT AN EARTHQUAKE HIT WASHINGTON D.C. SO HARD THAT IT ALMOST CRUMBLES THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT. THE OLD ICON WAS BUILT TO LAST, JUST NOT BUILT TO WITH STAND THAT SHAKING. IT'S BEEN CLOSED SINCE AUGUST OF 2011 AND TAKEN A LOT OF WORK TO FIX IT, SECURE IT, REOPEN IT, A PRIVATE CITIZEN PAID FOR HALF OF THE BILL. WHILE IT WAS REOPENED TODAY, HOW