WGN-TV9: Local Veteran Brings Sea Statue to America – Then Finally Sees It
It’s one of the most popular underwater tourist attractions in the world, a 9 foot statue of Christ located just below the ocean in the Florida Keys.
The 400 pound bronze statue of Christ was a gift from the Italians to American divers.
But it was a Korean War veteran from Chicago who was instrumental in delivering the statue to its permanent home.
Gabriel Spataro is one of Chicago’s Very Own.
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