Memorial for James Dean built in Marion

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MARION, Ind. (WISH) – Movie actor James Dean is usually associated with Fairmount, Indiana because he grew up there.

On Wednesday night, a group of people gathered to dedicate a memorial to him in Marion to make sure that they weren’t left out of the story.

Dean grew up in Marion, Indiana, and the memorial is on the property where he was born.

His fans appreciated the timing of the ceremony, since it also marked the 60th anniversary of his death in a car accident.

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