Florida sculpture artist makes Confederate statue, speaks against removing others

Confederate memorial statues have been a source of simmering anger and controversy across the southeast recently.

Orlando's "Johnny Reb" statue once stood at Lake Eola. It's now in a cemetery. Hillsborough County recently voted to remove one from outside its old courthouse.

It's happening in lots of places. Nearly all did it under pressure from people who say they are a painful reminder of a dark part of America's past.

FOX 35's Tom Johnson introduces you to a Florida sculptor who thinks they should be left alone and he's now putting his art where his mouth is.
 

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