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Painting of Texas A&M's original canine mascot recovered after decades

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The painting of Texas A&M's original canine mascot, Reveille the First, is finally back where it belongs.

College officials unveiled the portrait that has been missing since the 1990s on Wednesday. The painting of the beloved dog was commissioned in 1943. It was lost in storage during school renovations.

University police recovered the painting last month.