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Nope, The Washington Monument Isn't Leaning After The Earthquake

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Park Police did, however, send a crew up in a helicopter to take up-close photos of some minor damage done to the landmark.

Schlosser said there were tourists in the Monument during the earthquake and that they were able to take the elevators down when it ended.

[Late update: We've video video of a Park Police helicopter circling the Washington Monument as a photographer takes photos of the damage.]