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DURATION: 1:19-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST:SOURCE - WCPO - COURTESY WCPO, EMBARGO CINCINNATICincinnati, Ohio - 22 October, 20131. Wide, cemetery entrance2. Close, Cemettery of Spring Grove sign at entrance---SOURCE: AP IMAGES/Kara Walker - Courtesy Kara Walker3. Various stills of SpongeBob SquarePants headstones--SOURCE - WCPO - COURTESY WCPO, EMBARGO CINCINNATICincinnati, Ohio - 22 October, 20134. SOUNDBITE (English) Kara Walker, Kimberly Walker's sister (Transcript Below)---SOURCE: AP IMAGES/Kara Walker - Courtesy Kara Walker5. Still of SpongeBob SquarePants headstones--SOURCE - WCPO - COURTESY WCPO, EMBARGO CINCINNATICincinnati, Ohio - 22 October, 20136. Wide. Kevin, Deborah and Kara Walker walking to their car7. Wide, top of church near entrance to cemetery8. Mid. Church tower9. Wide. Church entrance10. SOUNDBITE (English) Kara Walker, Kimberly Walker's sister (Transcript Below) (includes brief comment from Deborah Walker, Kimberly Walker's Mother11. SOUNDBITE (English) Kevin Walker, Kimberly Walker's Father12. Wide. Cemetery entrance13. Wide. Head stones inside cemetery14. Wide, Head stone, bench inside cemetery15. Close. Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum signVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:TRACK-1AN IRAQ WAR VETERAN'S FAMILY AND A CEMETERY IN CINCINNATI ARE FIGHTING OVER TWO TOMBSTONES THAT LOOK LIKE SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS.THE STONE SHOWS THE CARTOON CHARACTER IN AN ARMY UNIFORM.IT WAS DESIGNED FOR KIMBERLY WALKER, AN IRAQ WAR VETERAN WHO WAS MURDERED IN DENVER IN FEBRUARY.A SECOND ONE IS FOR KIMBERLY'S STILL-LIVING TWIN SISTER, KARA.SOUNDBITE: Kara Walker, Sister of Kimberly Walker"I gave them a drawing and said can you accommodate this drawing? They said yes. They came back and said well this is how it's going to be, this is how wide it's going to be and this is the price."TRACK-2EACH MONUMENT IS SEVEN FEET TALL AND COSTS 13-THOUSAND DOLLARS.THE WALKERS SAY THEY WENT TO GREAT LENGTHS TO HAVE THE TOMBSTONES DESIGNED, INCLUDING GETTING COPYRIGHT APPROVAL FROM NICKELODIAN.THE SPRING GROVE CEMETARY INITIALLY APPROVED THE STONES, THEN REMOVED THEM, SAYING AN EMPLOYEE HAD MADE A MISTAKE.SOUNDBITE: Kara Walker, Sister of Kimberly Walker" They just said it was a big mistake."((Deborah Walker, Mother of Kimberly Walker))((" A big mistake. And they feel horrible."))SOUNDBITE: Kara Walker, Sister of Kimberly Walker"But they still have their rules and the thing is they would like to accommodate their cemetery and our SpongeBob doesn't fit into what they would like to have there."SOUNDBITE: Kevin Walker, Father of Kimberly Walker"You do not wait until you put something up and then turn around and say oh, you have to come back with something else."TRACK-3THE CEMETERY'S PRESIDENT SAYS HE HAS TO CONSIDER OTHER FAMILIES WHO DO NOT THINK THE SPONGEBOB HEADSTONE IS APPROPRIATE.CARLOTTA BRADLEY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.