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It is a beautiful tribute to an American hero.
Murdered here at home sergeant David Dunlap of Colorado and his pregnant wife Whitney were killed in a violent home invasion last January.
They're devastated friends hand car this memorial bench you can see there and carried it to the top of a popular trail.
It took pictures of the bench and they wave the American flag but -- -- didn't last long before service wants the bench moved now because there was no permit.
Close friend of sergeant David Dunlap and he's my guest this morning good morning to sir.
Morning did I know that -- you said that you learned from the sergeant.
But he pushed you to never give up one of the memories can share with us about your friend.
He was just a great soldier -- role he always put -- self before.
Anything else he took care of all the soldiers sometimes he would -- get home until 8 o'clock at night just to make sure of the well being of -- soldiers are being taken care of.
You wanted to honor this couple when they were brutally murdered and so what I did you come up -- -- -- he was supposed to take part.
In this challenge and he was so excited about he talked to me day on day off about it and when he passed away -- volunteer to take his spot in night.
Did that come back to -- challenge foreign.
And so it was some sort of a race and it involves going up this big steep hill in a national -- area correct.
Yes -- -- managed to in kind.
And so you determined that you wanted to put his bench on this -- -- To -- this couple.
Who were slain so you put together -- all the friends and -- -- -- dispensed some tell me about it where to put it and it took a big effort to get up there but -- took.
Big effort that took us five hours to get it up -- -- -- thousand pound bench.
My of the people who joined the senate he actually built it and we just got to sit atop a -- -- it but if they're quietly left.
And it was enjoyed by people who were coming up right behind us and a lot of people set down.
-- -- to me my children went up yesterday and we checked it out and it was several people sitting get there.
What do you know who -- up there who were very welcoming about it the night.
Tell them that a group of mean my peers to get up there.
But now because no morals are not allowed on national forest -- what she -- knowledge and and you know.
They want you to take it down right.
Yes they did.
And Heidi feel about that.
It took a great effort from people coming all the way from Massachusetts Florida all -- United States to come in honor.
David and his wife Whitney to take it up there just tortured he removed when they're going to play -- up there later on in the year I guess whenever they get findings.
It's one Lisovicz that they have put up there.
Seems like common sense here's a statement from the -- our service the bench will not be removed immediately but a proper site must be found.
Near the incline is that good enough for you -- me.
I think you stay where it is because.
Like I -- -- yesterday -- my children went -- when it's happening inclined.
There were so many people that are appreciative to it because it gives them a little rest once they reached its hat because you're going.
-- 2000 feet in one fell swoop as you're going to so.
People are enjoying it and I think a lot of people out there who -- signing the petition that they put out.
We'll continue to fight to keep it up on -- and -- Well thank you so much for bringing the story of David Dunlap and his wife -- to our attention and good luck with them getting your bench to remain somewhere near that -- thanks for being our guest.
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