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Women Vets Say Memorial Statue Too Masculine

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Women Vets Say Memorial Statue Too Masculine

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Women Vets Say Memorial Statue Too Masculine

Women Vets Say Memorial Statue Too Masculine

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NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports that the state of West Virginia has abandoned plans to erect a monument honoring women veterans, because of objections from some female vets that the proposed statue looked too "masculine." Ludden speaks with one of the female vets, former Marine Dottie Alderman, and sculptor P. Joseph Mullins.