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Future of “CAM” graffiti on War Eagle wall downtown to be determined

Will it ever be removed? CAN it ever be removed?

Sure, Cam Newton left his footprints all over Auburn (and every one of them should be cast in gold), but one of the greatest testaments to his impact on “Tiger Country” is that the  “CAM” scrawled over the iconic “WAR EAGLE” on the holy wall near the entrance to J&M Bookstore at some point during the time when the Blessed Individual walked among us hasn’t been removed.


Trey Johnston, J&M’s tiger of a proprietor, who for years has been responsible for the wall’s decor, tells us the wall typically gets a new paint job every five years.

“We’re going to paint over it and freshen it up over summer.”

But does that spell the end for the glorifying graffiti?

“Well, (the graffiti) might be something we play with some,” Johnston says. “It might be something like that that we incorporate when it gets down to the end of it, I don’t know.”

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