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NEW YORK - AUGUST 20: Reem El Shafaki, originally from Egypt and now a resident of New Jersey, stands in front of the building that is the proposed site of the Park51 mosque and cultural center, which is blocks from Ground Zero, on August 20, 2010 in New York City. The controversy surrounding the location of an Islamic cultural center and mosque near Ground Zero has escalated following comments last week by President Barack Obama to American Muslims that were interpreted as supportive. Despite polls showing national opposition to the center, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, as well as other local politicians, communtiy groups and prominent Jewish groups, have voiced their support for the center. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Reem El Shafaki Spencer Platt/Getty