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See larger With the new One World Trade Center building in the background at left, a large, jubilant crowd reacts to the news of Osama Bin Laden's death at the corner of Church and Vesey Streets, adjacent to ground zero, during the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 2, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

With the new One World Trade Center building in the background at left, a large, jubilant crowd reacts to the news of Osama Bin Laden's death at the corner of Church and Vesey Streets, adjacent to ground zero, during the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 2, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

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  • With the new One World Trade Center building in the background at left, a large, jubilant crowd reacts to the news of Osama Bin Laden's death at the corner of Church and Vesey Streets, adjacent to ground zero, during the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 2, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
  • A crowd in New York's Times Square reacts to the news of Osama Bin Laden's death early Monday morning May 2, 2011. President Barack Obama announced Sunday night, May 1, 2011, that Osama bin Laden was killed in an operation led by the United States. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)
  • With the new One World Trade Center building in the background, second left, a large, jubilant crowd reacts to the news of Osama bin Laden's death at the corner of Church and Vesey Streets, adjacent to ground zero, during the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 2, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
  • With the new One World Trade Center building in the background, second left, a large, jubilant crowd reacts to the news of Osama BIN Laden's death at the corner of Church and Vesey Streets, adjacent to ground zero, during the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 2, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
  • University of Georgia student Iain Turnbull waves a flag as he celebrates the death of Osama Bin Laden in front of a Civil War Memorial on the morning of Monday May 2, 2011 in Athens, Ga. President Barack Obama announced Sunday night, May 1, 2011, that Osama bin Laden was killed in an operation led by the United States. (AP Photo/Athens Banner-Herald, David Manning)
  • A large, jubilant crowd reacts to the news of Osama Bin Laden's death at the corner of Church and Vesey Streets, adjacent to ground zero, during the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 2, 2011 in New York. President Barack Obama announced Sunday night, May 1, 2011, that Osama bin Laden was killed in an operation led by the United States.(AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
  • People celebrate at ground zero in New York Monday May. 2, 2011 after President Barack Obama announced Sunday night, May 1, 2011, that Osama bin Laden was killed in an operation led by the United States. (AP Photo/Santiago Lyon)
  • A driver and passengers celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden in the streets of Lawrence, Kan., Sunday, May 1, 2011. President Barack Obama announced Sunday night, May 1, 2011, that Osama bin Laden was killed in an operation led by the United States.(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
  • Arab Americans celebrate the news of the death of Osama Bin Laden in Dearborn, Mich., early Monday, May 2, 2011. President Barack Obama announced Sunday night, May 1, 2011, that Osama bin Laden was killed in an operation led by the United States.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
  • Analisa Cotter, 20, writes 'USA' on Paul Deasey's forehead as crowds celebrate on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, early Monday, May 2, 2011, after President Barack Obama announced that Osama bin Laden had been killed. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
  • Dionne Layne, facing camera, hugs Mary Power as they react to the news of the death of Osama bin Laden, Monday, May 2, 2011 in New York. At left is the under construction 1 World Trade Center, also known as the Freedom Tower. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
  • A U.S. Park Police officer is handed a flag as crowds celebrate on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, early Monday, May 2, 2011, after President Barack Obama announced that Osama bin Laden had been killed (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
  • Crowds celebrate on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, early Monday, May 2, 2011, after President Barack Obama announced that Osama bin Laden had been killed. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
  • Secret Service Police watch the crowd celebrating outside the White House in Washington early Monday, May 2, 2011, after President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
  • Danial Hanes, of Spanaway, Wash., holds a copy of the Wall Street Journal with a photo of Osama Bin Laden on it as he waves a flag on the 'Freedom Bridge' just outside Joint Base Lewis-McChord, around midnight to celebrate the death of Osama Bin Laden, Sunday, May 1, 2011, near Tacoma, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
  • Rachel Mueller, who is married to U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kurt Mueller, who returned last year from a deployment to Iraq, holds a copy of the Wall Street Journal with a photo of Osama Bin Laden on it it as she waves a flag on the 'Freedom Bridge' just outside Joint Base Lewis-McChord, around midnight, Sunday, May 1, 2011, near Tacoma, Wash. The death of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has helped lift the mood in the markets all around the world Monday, May 2, at the start of an extremely busy week of economic news.(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
  • University of Texas at Austin students celebrate the news of Osama bin Laden's death at Cain & Abel's bar late sunday night May 1, 2011.  President Barack Obama announced Sunday night, May 1, 2011, that Osama bin Laden was killed in an operation led by the United States.  (AP Photo/Erika Rich | Daily Texan)
  • Travis Laivee and Kalee  Kosuri, Illinois State University students in Normal, Illinois, joined more than 2,000 other students who marched through streets around campus while they celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden, Monday, May 2, 2010. Students filled the streets around the campus in reaction to President Barack Obama's announcement that U.S. forces had killed the mastermind behind the deaths of thousands during the past 12 years. (The Pantagraph, David Proeber)
  • Perched on another's shoulders, Ryan Burtchell, of the Brooklyn borough of New York, center, waves an American flag over the crowd as they respond to the news of Osama Bin Laden's death early Monday morning May 2, 2011 by ground zero in New York.   President Barack Obama announced Sunday night that Osama bin Laden was killed in an operation led by the United States. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)
  • Melissa LaCour, left, Brittany McGarry, second from left, Bryan Murray, second from right, and Dennis Vincent celebrate outside the ABC studio in New York's Times Square as news of Osama bin Laden's death is announced on the ticker,  Monday, May 2, 2011.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
  • A man buys copies of newspapers in New York's Financial District featuring headlines of the death of Osama bin Laden, Monday, May 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
  • Kathy Maycen reaches to touch the name of her daughter, Lindsay Stapleton Morehouse, who was killed in the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, at a memorial in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Monday May 2, 2011.  Osama bin Laden, the face of global terrorism and architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, was killed in a firefight with elite American forces in Pakistan on Monday, then quickly buried at sea in a stunning finale to a furtive decade on the run. (AP Photo/The Palm Beach Post, Lannis Waters) ** MAGS OUT. TV OUT. NO SALES **
  • Jeff Ray of Shanksville, Pa., visits  the temporary memorial to United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., Monday, May 2, 2011. Osama bin Laden, the face of global terrorism and architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, was killed in a firefight with elite American forces in Pakistan on Monday, May 2, 2011 then quickly buried at sea.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Jubilant crowds throughout the nation reacted to the news of Osama bin Laden's death.

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