The Virgin Mary appears in Clearwater, Florida

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This office building was previously leased to the Ugly Duckling used-car company; since July 1997 it has been leased to the Ohio-based Shepherds of Christ Ministries, a catholic group. The window effect has been discovered in 1996. This picture was taken by me on early morning Sunday, December 6, 1998.

Updates: the three upper windows were smashed on March 2nd, 2004. Two months later, 18-year-old Kyle Maskell was caught. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail and $2100 in damages. The window was replaced with a picture of Jesus.

Article with scientific explanation by CSICOP (Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal)


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Unless credited otherwise, all pictures on this web page are the property of Tilman Hausherr and have been taken in December 1998. If you are one of the primary subjects on a picture you can ask me for a print, and you can also make as much copies as you want, as long as all published copies have the text ("Copyright Tilman Hausherr 1998"). For everyone else: you may not reproduce the image in any way. If you do want to use a picture, send me an e-mail; I will usually grant permission to most people critical of Scientology.


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