Rosa Parks statue unveiled

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President Barack Obama speaks in the Capitol Rotunda on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, during the unveiling of a statue of Rosa Parks, second from left. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama and congressional leaders unveiled a full-length statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks in the Capitol on Feb. 27, paying tribute to a figure whose name became synonymous with courage in the face of injustice.