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Webb City, Missouri: Giant Hands in Prayer Team Field Report

W. Tracy St., Webb City, MO
South side of US Hwy 71/Hwy 171//E. McArthur Drive, at the intersection of Ball St., just east of where Hwys 71 and 171 split.
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Giant Hands in Prayer

32-foot-high hands. They've been praying next to US Hwy 71 since 1974. Report...

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Giant Hands in Prayer.

Giant Hands in Prayer

These praying hands were beautiful. If you're a true Christian at all, the closer you get to them, the more you feel how much the power of prayer really works. Can see from E. MacArthur Dr. (which is the main street through town).

[Lisa Burnine, 06/16/2021]

The Hands, completed in 1974, were recently given new bracing beams and fresh concrete inside their hollow base.

Praying Hands.

Giant Hands in Prayer

Very neat to look at, and the hill that it is up on offers a nice view as well. It's not a long walk at all to the top, but it is high enough that you can look over the road and surrounding neighborhood while visiting.

[Janelle, 06/01/2019]

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