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Statue of Virgin Mary rescued in quake-damaged L’Aquila, Italy
10:47 AM, April 19, 2009

Firefighters working in earthquake-damaged L’Aquila, Italy, have recovered a statue of the Virgin Mary with the baby Jesus that dates back to 1450. The fragile clay statue was pulled from the rubble inside the Basilica of Saint Mary of Collemaggio.