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August 8, 2016 Georgie's View: I’ve Walked Up to the Statue in Rio
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By Georgie Bright Kunkel
 
    Over the years I managed to travel widely to destinations all around the world. Racking up memories is what I did and now I can look back on it all and conjure up visions of past delights mixed with some downtime, for sure.  Now that our TVs are filled with the Rio games it brings back memories of the time when I was there in person, gazing up at the monumental statue of Christ.

It was interesting wending my way up the myriad of steps to the top.  I had no idea that the huge statue was sitting on a postage stamp of space leaving little room for more than one to stand there at any one time. Christianity made its mark on South America as exemplified by the imposing statue of Christ which can be seen for many miles away.

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