The Bee (Danville, Virginia) 31 July 1950 Page 13

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The Bee
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31 July 1950  Page 13 - part of r n l . Figure Of Christ Is Consecrated...
part of r n l . Figure Of Christ Is Consecrated W A Y X K S B O H O , V a . i.-lV-'·'{· he L i R h t of t h e World"-! a 12-foot m a r b l e f i g u r e Pray ing Christ sot on a 15-foot p e d e s t a l -- h a s bci-n the Rjmlen.s of the "Swann:tnoa" e.sinio no;ir hero. A p p r o x i m a t e l y 500 V i r g i n i a and o t h e r slates attended the exercises here Saturday, performed by t h e sculptor and his wife, Dr. and Mrs. Walter Russell. Russell. Floodlights will make the figure, figure, Which depi'cfs Jesus in prayer w i t h his head u p l i f t e d hands upraised, visible for many miles at night Dr. Russell hopes u l t i m a t e l y to erect a of the statute on a peak on the eslat« to make it visible from anywhere in t h e aren. "Man is si ill b a r b a r i c to a Rree, hut because, of t h e message ni love, b r o u g h t by ,l\sus C we h a v e made great progress nua.v from fo;ir, w r a t h and Or. Russell declared d u r i n g consecration service.

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