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Gary Phillips Jr., and his mother, Carol Phillips, visiting the U.S. Capitol from Kailua, Hawaii, pose for a souvenir photo beneath the towering bronze statue of King Kamehameha, the 18th century Hawaiian warrior-monarch, at the Capitol Visitors Center in Washington, Tuesday, July 2, 2013. Phillips claims a tenth generation relation to Kamehameha on the side of the ruler's wife, Kanekapolei. American sculptor Thomas R. Gould depicted Kamehameha in his gilded robe and loincloth. It is the heaviest statue in the National Statuary Hall Collection. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)