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Here's why there were 7,000 pairs of shoes outside the U.S. Capitol

Here's why there were 7,000 pairs of shoes outside the U.S. Capitol


The southeast lawn of the U.S. Capitol was covered in 7,000 pairs of shoes Tuesday, to symbolize a staggering figure.

“It’s hard when you look at the scale, over 10,000 square feet of shoes on this lawn..."

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The road to the governor’s mansion will go through #JU in August when the school hosts televised face-offs on back-to-back nights featuring the top GOP candidates and Democratic contenders for governor. https://t.co/aaY91AuZDt

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