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100-yr-old tree killed by drought, turned into art

Sunday, November 04, 2012
This 100-year-old tree was killed in a drought last year and has been turned into a sculpture

This 100-year-old tree was killed in a drought last year and has been turned into a sculpture

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A 100-year-old tree that died in last year's drought is still serving as a community landmark in Richmond.

The trunk of the tree has been carved into a 15-foot angel. The sculpture was unveiled Sunday at a yoga festival.

The festival's organizer says neighbors didn't want to see the historic tree torn down, so they collected donations to turn it into a work of art.

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