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Patrick Dougherty's "The Big Easy" was projected to stay up until 2019, but was taken down in August due to heavier than expected rainfall this year.
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Looking back at 'The Big Easy'

Although Patrick Dougherty’s sculpture “The Big Easy" was projected to be on display until 2019, it was removed from the Duke Gardens Aug. 22 due to rain damage sustained since its construction in February 2017. The saplings used to weave the structure had started to deteriorate, and Duke Gardens opted to remove the entire instillation before it became a safety hazard. 


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