Brooklyn Bridge American flags back on US soil after swap

Two German artists admitted to replacing the flags

Two German artists admitted to replacing the flags with bleached-out versions. (August 22, 2014 11:15 PM)

The American flags that were swiped from the Brooklyn Bridge last month are back on US soil, police confirm. 

Two German artists admitted to replacing the flags with bleached-out versions in the middle of the night on July 22, calling it a tribute to public art and to the bridge's architect. 

According to published reports, the artists handed the original flags over to the...

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