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P.O.V.: You’re Geppetto, Missing Your Wooden Son From Inside the Belly of a Fish

P.O.V.: You’re Geppetto, Missing Your Wooden Son From Inside the Belly of a Fish

P.O.V.: You’re Geppetto, Missing Your Wooden Son From Inside the Belly of a Fish P.O.V.: You’re Geppetto, Missing Your Wooden Son From Inside the Belly of a Fish THE SWALLOWED MAN By Edward Carey Pinocchio endures; why, I’m not sure. Carlo Collodi’s original 19th-century fairy tale is often funny, but with its rambunctious wooden hero who can’t become “real” until …

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A Long Revered Relic Is Found to Be Europe’s Oldest Surviving Wooden Statue

A Long Revered Relic Is Found to Be Europe’s Oldest Surviving Wooden Statue

A Long Revered Relic Is Found to Be Europe’s Oldest Surviving Wooden Statue A Long Revered Relic Is Found to Be Europe’s Oldest Surviving Wooden Statue ROME — For centuries, in a picturesque Tuscan town near the Mediterranean coast, legions of pilgrims came to venerate one of Christendom’s most treasured relics — an eight-foot-tall wooden crucifix known as the “Volto …

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