A CCI Environmental Services worker holds the ladder for another worker as he blasts graffiti from the sandstone base of “Silent Sam” on the UNC Chapel Hill campus Tuesday. The spray of pulverized glass and water was expected to remove the black acrylic spray paint without harming the statue.
A CCI Environmental Services worker holds the ladder for another worker as he blasts graffiti from the sandstone base of “Silent Sam” on the UNC Chapel Hill campus Tuesday. The spray of pulverized glass and water was expected to remove the black acrylic spray paint without harming the statue. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
A CCI Environmental Services worker holds the ladder for another worker as he blasts graffiti from the sandstone base of “Silent Sam” on the UNC Chapel Hill campus Tuesday. The spray of pulverized glass and water was expected to remove the black acrylic spray paint without harming the statue. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

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