Southeast Missouri State University 'Gum Tree' campaign

Southeast Missouri State University 'Gum Tree' campaign

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The "gum tree" at Southeast Missouri University was damaged and now there is a campaign to get a new one.

A spokesperson with the university said the tree came down during a storm in May 2018.

The original tree died and was replaced in 1989, according to Southeast.

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