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Restored iconic war memorial unveiled in Morehead

A crepe paper poppy adorns the "Spirit of the American Doughboy" statue Tuesday Nov. 11, 2014 before a rededication ceremony in  Morehead, Ky. Photo by John Flavell
A crepe paper poppy adorns the "Spirit of the American Doughboy" statue Tuesday Nov. 11, 2014 before a rededication ceremony in Morehead, Ky. Photo by John Flavell The Herald-Leader

A 48-star American Flag was lowered Tuesday to reveal the restored "Spirit of the American Doughboy" during a rededication ceremony at Morehead's Freedom Park. The original 1919 WWI memorial, used as a pedestal for the statue, had to be torn down and a new one built. Photos by John Flavell

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