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No matter what – Through thick or thin – With faith in God, we rise again –

D Birdsell

Excerpt – New York Times 11/17/12

The statue is one of the only recognizable remnants of the swath of Breezy Point where more than 100 homes burned to the ground while a flood kept firefighters from reaching it. Since the waters withdrew early on Oct. 30, the image of the Breezy Point Madonna has reached the nation, indeed the world, through vivid news photos. Pilgrims have come to leave offerings: a bouquet of yellow roses, four quarters, a votive candle, a memorial card for the victims of Sept. 11, a written admonition that healing begins with acceptance.

 

Posted November 17, 2012 by doreenbirdsell in Uncategorized

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