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Gulfport, Mississippi: Stump Head of Sad Jesus (Gone)

Sad Jesus.

Stump Head of Sad Jesus

The stump of an oak tree felled during Hurricane Katrina is carved into a six-foot-high head of Jesus with a crown of thorns, wide eyes, and a big teardrop. Report... [11/30/2015]

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Stump Head of Sad Jesus

Termites/bugs got to the statue about six months ago. It is no longer there.

[Mads, 07/18/2021]

It lasted eight years, which is pretty miraculous for a Mississippi gulf coast stump.

Stump Head of Sad Jesus.

Stump Head of Sad Jesus

See it before i'ts gone! Mississippi summers and winters have begun to do a number on this unique chainsaw sculpture. I give it five, maybe eight, years before it rots away.

[Brad Watson, 02/06/2019]

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