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Work continues in Texas to honor black sailor Doris Miller


October 31, 2018

WACO, Texas (AP) — As a Dec. 7 deadline nears for the $2.5 million Doris Miller Memorial under construction on the east bank of the Brazos River, organizers are preparing for a final fundraising push.

They got a bump Monday afternoon, when Bank of America and Merrill Lynch representatives marched onto the site bearing a gift: the replica of an $11,500 check made out to Cultural Arts of Waco.

The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that brings the total amount raised to $1.58 million, which will finish the first phase of the work, but another $920,000 is needed to finish the job by mid-March.


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