The Robert E. Lee statue is given a police escort after its removal from a public park in Dallas, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. In an unannounced move, a large crane was brought through the city by a police escort to Lee Park, where it lifted the large statue from its pedestal late Thursday afternoon. Nathan Hunsinger AP
The Robert E. Lee statue is given a police escort after its removal from a public park in Dallas, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. In an unannounced move, a large crane was brought through the city by a police escort to Lee Park, where it lifted the large statue from its pedestal late Thursday afternoon. Nathan Hunsinger AP

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