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As reported by The Seattle Times (via Rolling Stone), Chris Cornell‚Äôs family has commissioned sculptor Wayne Toth to make a statue of Cornell that can be erected somewhere in his hometown of Seattle. Toth was the artist behind the statue of Johnny Ramone that‚Äôs at his grave in Los Angeles‚Äô Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and he has reportedly already shown Cornell‚Äôs family an early design and they ‚Äúlove it.‚ÄĚ The statue will take about seven months, and the family is currently working with Seattle to find a suitable location where it can reside.

Cornell‚Äôs widow, Vicky Cornell, said she‚Äôs hoping to get some suggestions from his fans about where to put the statue. ‚ÄúHe is Seattle‚Äôs son,‚ÄĚ she said, ‚Äúand we will be bringing him home and honoring him.‚ÄĚ

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