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Funeral site

A final visit to storied Mission Hill church

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By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / August 27, 2009

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For years, thousands of Bostonians have sought healing by praying before a golden image of the Virgin Mary in a shrine on Mission Hill. They kneel before the painting, leave flowers by the rail, deposit notes in a glass bowl, turn on electronic candles, even drop off crutches or braces as a sign of a miraculous cure. (Full article: 930 words)

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