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Bangkok's Erawan Shrine Reopens

Monks led prayers and residents left flowers and other tributes at the open-air Hindu shrine, which officially reopened to the public Wednesday.
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Offerings left in a variety of languages at the Erawan shrine after it was the site of a bombing, Aug. 19, 2015. (Steve Herman/VOA News)
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Offerings left in a variety of languages at the Erawan shrine after it was the site of a bombing, Aug. 19, 2015. (Steve Herman/VOA News)

Worshippers return to the Erawan Shrine after it reopens in Bangkok, Aug. 19, 2015. (Steve Herman/VOA News)
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Worshippers return to the Erawan Shrine after it reopens in Bangkok, Aug. 19, 2015. (Steve Herman/VOA News)

The Erawan shrine in Bangkok, reopened after being the site of a bombing, Aug. 19, 2015. (Steve Herman/VOA News)
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The Erawan shrine in Bangkok, reopened after being the site of a bombing, Aug. 19, 2015. (Steve Herman/VOA News)

The fence near the Erawan shrine, blasted outward by the bomb explosion. (Steve Herman/VOA News)
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The fence near the Erawan shrine, blasted outward by the bomb explosion. (Steve Herman/VOA News)

Flowers placed on the Erawan shrine in Bangkok, Aug. 19, 2015. (Steve Herman/VOA News)
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Flowers placed on the Erawan shrine in Bangkok, Aug. 19, 2015. (Steve Herman/VOA News)

A visitor to the Erawan shrine makes an offering, Aug. 19, 2015. (Steve Herman/VOA News)
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A visitor to the Erawan shrine makes an offering, Aug. 19, 2015. (Steve Herman/VOA News)

The interior of the Erawan shrine. (Steve Herman/VOA News)
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The interior of the Erawan shrine. (Steve Herman/VOA News)

A security camera near the Erawan shrine, Aug. 19, 2015. (Steve Herman/VOA News)
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A security camera near the Erawan shrine, Aug. 19, 2015. (Steve Herman/VOA News)

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