3.5 m tall statue of hammered steel, portraying a nineteen-year-old soldier in full combat gear, asking a question that can be phrased a hundred different ways. For many of us it asks, "Why do you forget us?"
MONUMENT TO THE LIVING
by rodger m. brodin
"why do you forget us?"
presented by and for
the veterans of minnesota
dedicated may 22, 1982
The statue is a monument to the living veteran. The monument came at time when veterans need a positive focus. It exposes the veteran in a very human way, with dignity.
- Rodger M. Brodin (-1995),
American sculptor, with his brother Neil founder of Brodin Studios Inc. (1982) in Minneapolis, now in Lichfield MN.
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Location (N 44°57'6" - W 93°6'12")
Item Code: usmn30; Photograph: 23 October 2010
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