The downtown community came together Thursday to bring a symbolic structure back to life. Weeks ago, thieves stole part of the Love Locket, a popular sculpture near the Downtown Container Park. Thursday, the effort began to refill the heart.
Nova May created the sculpture in 2013.
"I built it, but it's the community who's really owned it," she said. "It's really taken on a life of itself."
After the statue was erected, passers-by filled the heart with love messages and locks.
On January 21, thieves stole a piece of the sculpture. It has been missing ever since.
"How brazen! How cruel could somebody be?" said Container Park visitor Candice Sanderson.
She took her family, including her 1-year-old nephew Paxton, to the Container Park Thursday to help refill the heart.
"It's very therapeutic," she said... Read More