Published: Jun 11, 2011 8:12 PM EDT
Updated: Jun 11, 2011 8:13 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The old oak tree in front of Fort Myers City Hall has stood for more than two hundred years, but rot and termites turned it into a safety hazard. Instead of destroying the tree, the city decided to enlist the help of sculptor Marlin Miller, saving it from the scrap heap, and turning it into a work of art.