Park Service restores Alcatraz Indian graffiti

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Alcatraz Indian Occupation
A restored water tower stands above the ruins of the officer's club on Alcatraz Island Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 in San Francisco. The National Park Service has restored graffiti on Alcatraz that was painted during the island's occupation by Native Americans in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The graffiti, which is on a roughly 10-story-tall water tower on the island's northern end, reads "Peace and Freedom Welcome Home of the Free Indian Land" in red, capital letters up to 5 feet high. It had faded and was barely visible before the Park Service undertook a $1.5 million restoration of the rusting tower. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)