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The Daily Courier/Derek Meurer
The Peace Pole bears
the inscription “May Peace Prevail On Earth” in four languages: English, Spanish, Greek and Arabic.

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Peace Pole embodies hopes of end to war

A new monument stands in Prescott - a simple wooden pole bearing the same phrase in four different languages: May Peace Prevail On Earth. On a day near the fifth anniversary of the occupation of Iraq, the pole went up, and like-minded individuals reflected on our recent history of war, and began to take steps towards a peaceful future.