AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– A new bell stands at the VA Hospital in Aurora. The honor bell is actually a prototype of the 1,000 pound bronze bell that tolls for Colorado veterans at military burial honors.

Honor Bell

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The honor bell will be on permanent display at the hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Honor Bell

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The bell represents all branches of the U.S. military with the slogan, “Forged from honor.”

Honor Bell

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Sam Wells designed and built the base the bell stands on. He’s an Eagle Scout candidate from Westminster.

Honor Bell

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