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Amadou Tandia takes a smoking break from posing for tourist photos dressed as the Statue of Liberty in Times Square in Manhattan, New York on Monday, August 13, 2012.(For The New York Times)

Amadou Tandia takes a smoking break from posing for tourist photos dressed as the Statue of Liberty in Times Square in Manhattan, New York on Monday, August 13, 2012. 

(For The New York Times)