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Joseph Guagliardo, president of the National Council of Columbian Associations in Civil Service, left, shakes hands with Mario Gabelli, Grand Marshall of the 2012 Columbus Day parade in New York, as leaders of the Italian-American community, civil servants from New York and Italy, including police and sanitation workers and other guests, shake hands after placing a wreath near a statue of Christopher Columbus Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 at Columbus Circle in New York. The statue, now covered by an art installation by artist Tatzu Nishi that surrounds Gaetano Russo's 1892 sculpture of Christopher Columbus 75 feet above, brings people to eye level with the Columbus statue, of which attendees were also able to experience. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)