Christian Faithful Find a Miracle on Highway Overpass Christian faithful gather beneath a major highway overpass in Chicago to see an image of what some call the Virgin Mary on a concrete wall. City officials argued it was simply a water stain on the concrete, but thousands of believers disagreed.
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Christian Faithful Find a Miracle on Highway Overpass

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Christian Faithful Find a Miracle on Highway Overpass

Christian Faithful Find a Miracle on Highway Overpass

Christian Faithful Find a Miracle on Highway Overpass

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Bette Shober, left, and Joanne Vrablik take a closer look at what people believe to be an image of the Virgin Mary under a freeway underpass in Chicago, April 18, 2005. Hundreds have come to the spot to pray. John Gress/Reuters hide caption

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Bette Shober, left, and Joanne Vrablik take a closer look at what people believe to be an image of the Virgin Mary under a freeway underpass in Chicago, April 18, 2005. Hundreds have come to the spot to pray.

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Christian faithful have gathered beneath a major highway overpass in Chicago to see what many have said is an image of the Virgin Mary on a concrete wall. Although city officials say it's merely a water stain on the concrete, thousands of believers still profess it's a miracle. Producer Dan Collison reports.