Teen Restores WWI Cannon To Honor Soldiers While Earning Badge

Posted by admin on Sep 13, 2010

A 15–year–old boy from Grand Junction is spending his spare time recreating a piece of World War I history. A lot of boy scouts aiming to earn the top Eagle Scout badge help the community in traditional ways.

“…Repainting benches, helping out with the homeless shelter. I saw this project and decided to be a little bit different,” says 15-year-old Andrew Black. It’s certainly not often you see a 15–year–old taking on a German cannon from WWI. Andrew Black’s mom works at the Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, which hauled in the heavy artillery from Fort Carson.

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