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Friday, December 31, 2004

Alki Elementary's historic mural in need of TLC

Seattle Schools' Bev Shanahan examines a 10-foot-long mural that hung at Alki Elementary until recently. In the 70 years since Marion "Ivan" Kelez carved its five Alaska cedar panels, the piece has survived earthquakes, oily fingers and custodians' cleaning agents.