Elaborate sand sculpture honors fallen Dallas officers

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A Stephenville man has created a sand sculpture to honor the five fallen Dallas officers killed in July’s ambush shooting.

Artist Joaquin Cortez put the finishing touches on the unique tribute outside Ray's Pharmacy in Mansfield on Sunday. The sand sculpture shows a bald eagle wrapping its wings around a police badge.

"I want to create inspirational sculptures and this is a tragedy and I wanted to help with the memory,” Joaquin Cortez said.

Cortez said he will spray glue and water over the memorial and that could hold it together for up to a year.