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June 20, 2014 at 12:03 PM

9/11 affected Washington residents, but the statue isn’t right

The sculpture’s bronze figures were photographed recently above Dry Falls State Park near Coulee City, Grant County. (Courtesy of Dave Lewis)

I have to take exception to the statement by state officials that John Jackson’s statue “Spirit of America” didn’t fit with the other Heritage Park’s memorial statues because “9/11 happened on the East Coast and didn’t take a large toll on the state of Washington.” [“9/11 sculpture can’t carve out a home in Kirkland,” Local News, June 15]

9/11 was much more than an attack on the World Trade Center or the Pentagon. It was an attack on


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