Semper Fi

Harry Welty’s latest snow sculpture recreates Joe Rosenthal’s famous WWII photo of the Marines raising the flag on Mt. Suribachi in Iwo Jima.

My latest snow sculpture and the front cover of the latest Duluth Reader. My column begins:

In grade school I learned all three stanzas of the Marine Corps hymn “From the Halls of Montezuma” to its bragadocious conclusion assuring the Army and the Navy that the streets of heaven “are guarded by United State’s Marines.”

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