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Veterans Plaza statue destroyed at Teague Park in Longview

Longview, Texas (Longview News-Journal) - A statue of the Unknown Soldier at the Veterans Plaza at Teague Park in Longview has been destroyed.

Air Force veteran David Applewhite of Gladewater, who is involved with the Veterans Recognition Foundation, posted a photo on his Facebook page of the overturned statue.

"One of the statues guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier monument has been pushed over by vandals at the Veterans Plaza in Longview," Applewhite wrote. "Was not young children who did this."

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