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From a Dumpster to the Hall of History: Father Flanagan’s Cross of Cong

December 30th, 2016     By Boys Town Contributor

Boys Town History

​One of Boys Town’s most visually stunning and culturally valuable artifacts — Father Flanagan’s personal replica of the famous Cross of Cong, presented to him by the Lord Mayor of Dublin — was almost lost forever, had it not been for an Omaha priest passing by a dumpster. Watch the video below to see this fascinating story.

 

 

Cross of Cong from Boys Town on Vimeo.

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