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In three weeks, Oklahoma officials could plot space in Heisman Park just to the east of Oklahoma’s stadium to add Mayfield’s graven image next to the statues of Billy Vessels, Steve Owens, Billy Sims, Jason White and Sam Bradford.
The photos ranged from candid family snapshots of the president playing with his children in the flowering garden to grave images of the president solemnly walking through the plot with Defense Secretary Robert McNamara during the missile crisis.
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GRAVEN IMAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of graven image for English Language Learners
: an object (such as a statue) that is worshipped as a god or in place of a god
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