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Ichingcarpenter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-24-11 10:21 AM
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National Cathedral.The Dark side rules... The Darth Vader gargoyle was not damaged
Edited on Wed Aug-24-11 10:33 AM by Ichingcarpenter
One of the first questions answered through Twitter might have brought a sigh of relief to fans of the sci-fi trilogy Star Wars. "We've checked, and Darth Vader appears to be okay," staff tweeted.

The Star Wars villain is one of the many gargoyles included on the northwest tower of the Cathedral.

http://thehill.com/blogs/twitter-room/other-news/177993...




In the 1980s, while the west towers were under construction, Washington National Cathedral held a decorative sculpture competition for children. Word of the competition was spread nationwide through National Geographic World Magazine. The third-place winner was Christopher Rader, with his drawing of that fearful villain, Darth Vader. The fierce head was sculpted by Jay Hall Carpenter, carved by Patrick J. Plunkett, and placed high upon the northwest tower of the Cathedral.

http://www.nationalcathedral.org/about/darthVader.shtml
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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-24-11 11:15 AM
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1. The Force is strong with him. nt
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Blue Owl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-24-11 01:52 PM
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2. St. Luke, I am your father
n/t
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SpiralHawk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-24-11 01:58 PM
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3. Republicon Idolatry like this has put America in the Ethical Toilet
Edited on Wed Aug-24-11 02:00 PM by SpiralHawk
Kinky Republicons and their damn Graven Image fetish...
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