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Light filters through a boarded up window into a patients room in one of the hospital buildings on Ellis Island which are being restored in this June 12, 2007 file photo. Ellis Island, once the gateway to America for millions of immigrants, is having a make-over after years of neglect that nearly allowed nature to destroy a national treasure. To match feature USA-IMMIGRATION/ELLIS REUTERS/Chip East/Files (UNITED STATES)