MU alumnus Ty Christian donates MLK replica statue

January 29, 2013 | 8:02 p.m. CST
MU alumnus Ty Christian, a marketing consultant from Orlando, Fla., stands in front of a smaller replica sculpture of Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday after he donated it to Ellis Library. Christian has worked on Washington, D.C., Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Foundation Project as chief marketing strategist and helped raise $115 million. The foundation presented him with the statue for his contribution to the project. "I wanted to share this memorial and gift it to my alma mater," Christian said.

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