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Restored Friendship Bell Rings Again in Los Angelesi
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January 14, 2014 2:29 AM
It’s known as the "West Coast Statue of Liberty" to some South Koreans -- a gift from The Republic of Korea to the United States for the U.S. Bicentennial and a favorite place for Korean immigrants to visit. But over the years, the Korean Friendship Bell fell into disrepair. Now, though -- thanks to a team of artisans -- this symbol has been restored to its former glory. Mike O’Sullivan narrates for producer Deyane Moses.

Restored Friendship Bell Rings Again in Los Angeles

Published January 13, 2014

It’s known as the "West Coast Statue of Liberty" to some South Koreans -- a gift from The Republic of Korea to the United States for the U.S. Bicentennial and a favorite place for Korean immigrants to visit. But over the years, the Korean Friendship Bell fell into disrepair. Now, though -- thanks to a team of artisans -- this symbol has been restored to its former glory. Mike O’Sullivan narrates for producer Deyane Moses.


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