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Richard Paul Evans
Angel of Hope coming soon to Eldersburg
Angel of Hope coming soon to Eldersburg

After over five years of planning and fundraising, Maryland's first Angel of Hope statue will be arriving in Eldersburg this fall. The statue, which was ordered last week by Cindy Hughes, of the JOSH Foundation, will be placed in a garden near South Carroll Senior Center, off Mineral Hill Road, in Eldersburg. "It took four years to get a piece of property," said Hughes. "It's a nice piece of land. We did a lot of work. We cleared the site out and did some grading." Construction has also started, Hughes said, with two pillars and the angel's base completed. Hughes hopes to have the garden and statue in place in time for a dedication in November and to...