Saturday, March 07, 2015

Show Notes 03-05-2015

Thursday show 03-05-15

Purim
More than two thousand years ago (in the year 3392 after the creation of the world), King Achashverosh (Ahasuerus) ascended the throne of Persia. He was not the rightful heir to the Persian throne, but he succeeded in impressing the populace with his riches and power, and he established his government throughout all Persian territories.
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Our Lady of The Rockies
The project to build the statue began in December of 1979. People from all walks of life and every religion, worked to pave the way for the statue, built in the likeness of Mary, Mother of Jesus. Our lady of the Rockies is entirely nondenominational, and was dedicated to by workers to woman everywhere, especially to mothers.
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Our Lady of The Rockies
David Adickes, creator of the giant Sam Houston statue in Texas, told us that he met Bob O'Bill, the man who made Our Lady of the Rockies. "He was a welder. In Butte, there were no sculptors." Bob originally planned to build a five-foot-tall Mary in his yard, fulfilling a vow he'd made when his wife recovered from cancer.
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San Francisco bridge jumper says sea lion saved him
A man who jumped off San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge in an attempt to take his own life, has told how he survived against all odds after a sea lion kept him afloat until a coastguard arrived.
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