Artist Mark Avery is sculpting ‘everyday heroes’ for Sioux City park

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Posted: Monday, November 4, 2013 12:00 am

DES MOINES (AP) — An artist is highlighting the work of more than a dozen community leaders in the Sioux City area by creating bronze sculptures of the individuals for a diversity park.

Mark Avery has spent countless hours in his studio, meticulously sculpting busts of people he said have been champions of equality and justice, and who have helped individuals marginalized in the community.

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