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Unformatted text preview: placed beside her husband’s. Though the monument displays Teresa’s 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 statue’s stretched wings that she will miscarry. Unfortunately, vandals have damaged the statue, removing several fingers....
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2010 for the course ENGL 56990 taught by Professor Jaclyn during the Spring '10 term at HCCS.
- Spring '10