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Symbol at the heart of a saga

Mojave National PreserveWorld War I (1914-1918)
Henry and Wanda Sandoz at the cross on Sunset Rock in the Mojave National Preserve. The cross, erected in 1934 as a tribute to World War I veterans, was stolen, but the Sandozes plan to raise a new one on the site. Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times