Columbia, South Carolina: Cancer Survivor's Plaza

One of several nearly-identical and surreal displays of public cancer survivor art scattered across the country.

Maxcy Gregg Park

US Hwy. 21/76, Columbia, SC
Downtown. On the south side of US 21/76 (Blossom St.) in Maxcy Gregg Park, on the east edge of the University of SC campus.
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Statutory Crime: Kidnappers strike at another Cancer Survivors Plaza

Only six months after a similar incident in Tucson, Arizona, authorities in Columbia, South Carolina report a statue of a child missing from their Cancer Survivors Plaza. Last week, a caste bronze of a little girl walking towards the "surviving cancer" portal in Maxcy Gregg Park was stolen.... [01/25/2004] Complete News Story

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