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Column - September 14, 2012

'Wind Song' offers a whimsical break for commuters

by Jeb Bing

A colorful tall sculpture just installed on Sunol Boulevard north of the Pleasanton Senior Center is drawing praise, especially from early morning commuters heading to I-680 who can use a bit of sparkle as they start their day. Standing 16 feet 10 inches tall, the multi-colored sculpture by Artist Greg Hawthorne is the newest gift to Pleasanton by Nancy and Gary Harrington. Called "Wind Song," it's a whimsical, truly beautiful piece that looks almost as if it's sailing, part of an armada in the ocean where similar boats should be passing by.

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