Soldiering on - The dragon, the phoenix, and the place in between


November 6, 2019

Vicky Dorvee

Denny Sedlack, Bob Lecy, Robert Bellows, and Dave Schares (L-R) stand under the dragon and the phoenix metal sculptures they're working on at the Warrior Storyfield.

Monday, Nov. 11, is a day set aside to honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces - our veterans. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, as of this year there are nearly 19 million living veterans. This is a story about a group of local veterans who are collaborating on an art project unlike any other.

Robert Bellows stashed away his sculpture making tools for decades while he operated a successful business. Retirement meant he could finally get back to the torch and metal manifestations he loved to create. What he manifested though was beyond his expectat...

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