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By CHESLEY OXENDINE
Muskogee Phoenix 

Oklahoma 'Doughboy' statue restored, rededicated

 

November 28, 2018



MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — District 6 State Representative Chuck Hoskins said he sees his uncle when he walks past the "Spirit of the American Doughboy" statue at Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center.

"It not only stands for my uncles, but for all of your relatives who took part in that war," Hoskins said to a gathered crowd at the recent rededication ceremony for the statue. "We have to make sure our children and their children understand what this statue means."

The ceremony comes on the heels of a $25,000 restoration project to clean and restore the statue, one of 143 existing "Doughboy" s...



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