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Athens Community Impact: The Wall That Heals

Haylee Followell | Lifestyle Writer| hf211816@ohio.edu

Early Thursday morning on the dewy grounds of Bicentennial Park, a memorial for the Vietnam War was carefully put up. Creator of the Vietnam memorial is Athens native, Maya Lin, who coincidentally also created Bicentennial Park. The memorial is known as “The Wall That Heals” and Ohio University is one of 40 communities on its national tour. It is a 24-hour memorial set up to look like the Vietnam memorial in Washington, D.C.

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