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Unformatted text preview: placed beside her husbands. Though the monument displays Teresas birthdate, there is no sign of her deathdate. Over the year the bronze statue oxidized, acquiring a greenish-black patina.  Many students and surrounding residents of Iowa City visit the statue. The biggest night of attraction is Halloween where students and residents gather around the statue, some test their luck by touching or kissing the statue. It is said that if one touches or kisses the statue they will be struck dead, unless that person is a virgin. It is also rumored that if a pregnant woman walks beneath the statues stretched wings that she will miscarry. Unfortunately, vandals have damaged the statue, removing several fingers....
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