“I think even we didn’t realize the extent of what they did for us until we started doing this project,” Sarah said, referring to the military’s sacrifices. “And that kind of shocked ... us I think."
The mural displays the location of American cemeteries around Europe. The Deutsche Kantine, a cafeteria where American and German workers on base dine together, was chosen to house the mural to show the unity of the U.S. and Germany. The Scouts, who will enter ninth grade in the fall, are members of Girl Scout Troop 182.