The Morehead doughboy, called the "Spirit of the American Doughboy," is lifted from its base Wednesday. The statue, made of copper, will be cleaned and unveiled on Veterans Day.  Photo by John Flavell
The Morehead doughboy, called the "Spirit of the American Doughboy," is lifted from its base Wednesday. The statue, made of copper, will be cleaned and unveiled on Veterans Day. Photo by John Flavell Herald-Leader
The Morehead doughboy, called the "Spirit of the American Doughboy," is lifted from its base Wednesday. The statue, made of copper, will be cleaned and unveiled on Veterans Day. Photo by John Flavell Herald-Leader

Morehead's World War I doughboy statue removed for cleaning and restoration

September 11, 2014 4:57 PM