Religion: Miracle in The Bronx

Plump Mrs. Anthony Geraci, goodwife of The Bronx, N. Y., limped to St. Lucy's Roman Catholic Church one evening last week, leaning on a cane. Her dragging left foot was supported in a steel brace. After services in the church, Mrs. Geraci and some 500 other worshippers followed Father Pasquale T. Lombardo to St. Lucy's new, $10,000 outdoor shrine, a replica of the famed grotto at Lourdes. Mrs. Geraci went to the shrine's pool, fed by city water trickling over big rocks below a statue of the Virgin.

Paying small heed to those about her, the goodwife sipped the water, prayed quietly....

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