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  trinko 2006-08-01 23:55

Interesting shot. It would have been nice to know who the statue is of. sad to hear about the suicides. i did a workshop on this. it's nice but i would have modified it just a bit.

Old 08-02-2006, 04:10 PM
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yeah im not sure who it is, i heard its mary, i don't know, i have a lot more pictures of it, reminds me of that statue on behind enemy lines, there are so many stories to it, maybe edward scissorhands made it, who knows honestly
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Old 12-25-2007, 08:38 PM
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The statue is a tribute to Mary, mother of Jesus. It began as a promise to God by a man whose wife was sick with cancer. As he prayed for her health, he promised if she pulled through he would build something as a way to recognize all mothers. Well the idea took off and in the early 80's what you see is the result. The suicide information is just a rumour.
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Old 12-25-2007, 08:48 PM
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thanks for the info. hope you have a healthy, happy, Holy Christmas!
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