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Woman Memorialized in 90-Year-Old Statue on Temple Square Reflects on the Story Behind It

MR says: Just two years old at the time, Marie James was immortalized on Temple Square when she was sculpted into the bronze statue of a man and woman pulling two children in a handcart.

Standing on Temple Square for the last several decades is a large bronze statue of a man and a woman pulling two children in a handcart.

The young girl inside the handcart sculpted by Torleif S. Knaphus was just two years old at the time of its creation, but now, Marie James is a 92-year-old resident at The Coventry.

James is one of Knaphus' last surviving children.

Lead image from KSL.
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