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By Brahma Chellaney
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Andy Uhl
Stone carver Andy Uhl has had his hands on some of Washington, D.C.'s most famous buildings — the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Folger Theater, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception — but he got his start as an apprentice at the Washington National Cathedral.
"I thought I'd be emotionally unattached, but going up on the tower and seeing a lot of damage, it was like the wind being sucked out of you," the 49-year-old said Tuesday as he remembered that first look.