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Hundreds gather on Richmond Avenue early Monday morning [Photo]

Hundreds of people gather on Richmond Avenue to celebrate the announcement made from President Barack Obama earlier in the night that Osama Bin Laden had been killed, on Sunday.

MU students chant "USA" to cheer the news from Washington [Photo]

Hundreds of people gather in the street to celebrate the announcement made by President Barack Obama earlier in the night that Osama bin Laden had been killed, on Sunday. A motorcade of cars and people gathered waiving flags, singing and chanting "USA."

Crowds celebrate the news outside the White House [Photo]

Crowds gathers outside the White House in Washington early Monday to celebrate after President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden.

Students chant "USA, USA" after news of bin Laden's death is announced [Photo]

Hundreds of students chanted "USA, USA, USA" in the middle of Richmond Avenue in Greektown at MU early Monday morning following the announcement that Osama bin Laden had been killed. The smell of alcohol filled the air in some places as many students threw toilet paper over power lines and tree branches and waved American flags."

Flags abound at MU celebration [Photo]

An MU student wrapped in a U.S. Marines' flag waves an American flag from the back of a pickup truck surrounded by a crowd of celebrants in the center of Richmond Avenue. Hundreds of students took to the streets Monday morning hours after President Barack Obama announced U.S. forces had killed Osama bin Laden in the city of Abbottabad, Pakistan.

MU students cheer about news that Osama bin Laden has been killed [Photo]

A member of the crowd in front of the Alpha Delta Pi house on Richmond Avenue waves an American flag Monday night hours after President Barack Obama announced U.S. forces had killed Osama bin Laden in the city of Abbottabad, Pakistan.

Police set up barricades to control crowds cheering U.S. forces [Photo]

Police set up a barricade near the Alpha Delta Pi house on Richmond Avenue early Monday morning as crowds gather hours after President Barack Obama announced U.S. forces had killed Osama bin Laden in the city of Abbottabad, Pakistan.

U.S. celebrates end of Osama bin Laden [Photo]

Draped in the American flag, Pedro Valerio, of Elizabeth, N.J., right, and others in New York's Times Square react to the news of Osama Bin Laden's death early Monday morning.

Ayron Plummer sings at Evangelical Free Church [Photo]

Ayron Plummer, lyricist for Evidence, harmonizes with the music during practice March 20 at the Evangelical Free Church in Columbia. "My life has been centered around music,” Plummer said. “It's gotten to a point where I cannot sleep unless I have my headphones in."

Danny Brugmann and Jordan Schiefer, members of Christian rock band Evidence, practice at the Evangelical Free Church [Photo]

Danny Brugmann and Jordan Schiefer practice harmonizing at the Evangelical Free Church in Columbia on March 20, 2011. Burgmann joined Evidence recently as the new bass player.

Ayron Plummer, vocalist of Christian rock band Evidence, practices for a performance [Photo]

Ayron Plummer, vocalist for Evidence, harmonizes with the music during practice at the Evangelical Free Church in Columbia on March 20, 2011. "My life has been centered around music,” Plummer said. “It's gotten to a point where I cannot sleep unless I have my headphones in."

Jason Mathews, member of Christian rock band Evidence, practice trumpet with his friend Michael Lombardo [Photo]

Jason Mathews, left, and Michael Lombardo, a friend from high school, practice trumpet for their concert at the Missouri Theatre during Jazz Band class at MU.

Kerri and Brian Mathews, members of Christian rock band Evidence, play during a practice [Photo]

Kerri Mathews, 13, and her brother Brian Mathews, 16, play during practice at the Evangelical Free Church in Columbia on March 20, 2011. The siblings said that music is a big influence in their lives, as their father, Steve Mathews, is the band director at Rock Bridge High School.

Luke Schawo with Miss Missouri [Photo]

Luke Schawo, 4, stands with Miss Missouri USA during a celebration in his honor at the Chi Omega sorority Thursday. Luke was born with a severe heart defect, and was granted a wish by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He is going to Disney World in May.

Luke Schawo, family take a picture with Chi Omega [Photo]

Luke Schawo, 4, and his family gather for a picture with the students of the Chi Omega sorority on Thursday at a party the sorority members threw for him. Luke endured multiple surgeries for a severe heart defect, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation chose him as a wish recipient.

Luke Schawo plays in his backyard [Photo]

Luke Schawo, 4, plays in his backyard in September 2010. As he runs around in the grass, climbs the ladder and slides down the slide, there is no physical indication that he was born with a severely underdeveloped heart.

The Shawos play in their backyard [Photo]

The Schawo family plays in their backyard on an afternoon in September 2010. Luke Schawo, 4, calls out, "I love you, sissy." Luke was born with a severe heart defect, but he's now healthy enough to live like most other kids his age do.

Luke Shawo shows off surgery scars [Photo]

Luke Schawo, 4, shows off his scar, the only visible indication of the three major heart surgeries. Luke has hypoplastic left heart syndrome — in other words, a severely underdeveloped heart.

Luke Shawo recovers from surgery [Photo]

Luke Schawo, now 4, recovers from his third major surgery, which he had in July 2009. He was born with a severely underdeveloped heart, so blood could not flow properly. This surgery, the Fontane, was the final step in adjusting his blood flow.

Luke Shawo after his third surgery [Photo]

Four days after his third surgery in 2009, Luke Schawo, now 4, recovers at Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center in St. Louis. Luke was born with a severe heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Since the surgeries have been completed, Luke lives like most other four year olds. The only visible indication of anything out of the ordinary is the scar on his chest.
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