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Supporters (L-R) Jason Krieck, 38, Ryan Bolli, 42, and Nando Fuselli, 38, assist Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," in lashing the 12 foot cross to a truck following his 8 miles cross walk through North Philadelphia

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  • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," carries a 12 foot cross 8 miles past a mural depicting Noah's Ark in North Philadelphia towards LOVE Park in Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday in Philadelphia
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    • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," carries a 12 foot cross 8 miles past a mural depicting Noah's Ark in North Philadelphia towards LOVE Park in Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday in Philadelphia
  • Visitors to Rothman Ice Rink ask to pose for a photo with Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," in Philadelphia
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    • Visitors to Rothman Ice Rink ask to pose for a photo with Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," in Philadelphia
  • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," carries a 12 foot cross 8 miles from North Philadelphia towards LOVE Park in Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday
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    • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," carries a 12 foot cross 8 miles from North Philadelphia towards LOVE Park in Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday
  • As a pedestrian looks on, Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," hands a supporter his iPhone and headphones after saying goodbye to a friend, while holding a 12 foot cross which he carried 8 miles through North Philadelphia
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    • As a pedestrian looks on, Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," hands a supporter his iPhone and headphones after saying goodbye to a friend, while holding a 12 foot cross which he carried 8 miles through North Philadelphia
  • Supporters (L-R) Jason Krieck, 38, Ryan Bolli, 42, and Nando Fuselli, 38, assist Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," in lashing the 12 foot cross to a truck following his 8 miles cross walk through North Philadelphia
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    • Supporters (L-R) Jason Krieck, 38, Ryan Bolli, 42, and Nando Fuselli, 38, assist Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," in lashing the 12 foot cross to a truck following his 8 miles cross walk through North Philadelphia
  • While visitors pose for photographs with a Santa Claus dinosaur, Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," walks through the Christmas Village in LOVE Park towards the nativity scene after carrying this 12 foot cross 8 miles through North Philadelphia
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    • While visitors pose for photographs with a Santa Claus dinosaur, Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," walks through the Christmas Village in LOVE Park towards the nativity scene after carrying this 12 foot cross 8 miles through North Philadelphia
  • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," searches for a taxi in Philadelphia
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    • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," searches for a taxi in Philadelphia
  • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," poses for a portrait in front of a store window featuring crucifixes with the 12 foot cross he carried 8 miles through North Philadelphia
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    • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," poses for a portrait in front of a store window featuring crucifixes with the 12 foot cross he carried 8 miles through North Philadelphia
  • Asked for help on the street by a beggar, Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," gives $9 to help with transportation costs in Philadelphia
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    • Asked for help on the street by a beggar, Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," gives $9 to help with transportation costs in Philadelphia
  • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," clutches the 12 foot cross he had carried 8 miles through North Philadelphia to Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday in Philadelphia
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    • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," clutches the 12 foot cross he had carried 8 miles through North Philadelphia to Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday in Philadelphia
  • Supporter Jason Krieck, 38, gives Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," a ride home after he had carried a 12 foot cross 8 miles from North Philadelphia
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    • Supporter Jason Krieck, 38, gives Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," a ride home after he had carried a 12 foot cross 8 miles from North Philadelphia
  • Supporters Jayden Hensley, 39, and Ryan Bolli, 42, assist Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," in lowering the 12 foot cross he had carried 8 miles through North Philadelphia
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    • Supporters Jayden Hensley, 39, and Ryan Bolli, 42, assist Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," in lowering the 12 foot cross he had carried 8 miles through North Philadelphia
  • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," carries a 12 foot cross 8 miles through this blighted area of North Philadelphia towards LOVE Park in Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday in Philadelphia
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    • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," carries a 12 foot cross 8 miles through this blighted area of North Philadelphia towards LOVE Park in Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday in Philadelphia
  • Upon reaching LOVE Park in Center City, Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," lifts the 12 foot cross he had carried 8 miles through North Philadelphia as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday
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    • Upon reaching LOVE Park in Center City, Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," lifts the 12 foot cross he had carried 8 miles through North Philadelphia as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday
  • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," poses for a portrait beside a sculpture of Santa Claus in Philadelphia
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    • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," poses for a portrait beside a sculpture of Santa Claus in Philadelphia
  • Casey Green, 4, poses with Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," in a break from his carrying a 12 foot cross 8 miles through North Philadelphia to LOVE Park in Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday in Philade
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    • Casey Green, 4, poses with Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," in a break from his carrying a 12 foot cross 8 miles through North Philadelphia to LOVE Park in Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday in Philade
  • A man puts change into a parking meter as Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," carries a 12 foot cross 8 miles through North Philadelphia to LOVE Park in Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday in Philadelphia
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    • A man puts change into a parking meter as Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," carries a 12 foot cross 8 miles through North Philadelphia to LOVE Park in Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday in Philadelphia
  • A police officer asked to take a photograph with Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," inside Philadelphia City Hall in Philadelphia
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    • A police officer asked to take a photograph with Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," inside Philadelphia City Hall in Philadelphia
  • Jayden Hensley, 39, prays with Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," before he carried a 12 foot cross 8 miles through North Philadelphia to LOVE Park in Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday in Philadelphia
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    • Jayden Hensley, 39, prays with Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," before he carried a 12 foot cross 8 miles through North Philadelphia to LOVE Park in Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday in Philadelphia
  • (L-R) Brigit Curran, Gail Render, and Alison Nardello request a photo taken with Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," (center) in Philadelphia
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    • (L-R) Brigit Curran, Gail Render, and Alison Nardello request a photo taken with Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," (center) in Philadelphia
  • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," poses for a portrait at Macy's department store in Philadelphia
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    • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," poses for a portrait at Macy's department store in Philadelphia
  • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," greets Santa Claus at Macy's department store in Philadelphia
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    • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," greets Santa Claus at Macy's department store in Philadelphia
  • (L-R) Emily Harton, Shana Harton, and Paige Heenan ask to take a photo with Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," (center) at Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia
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    • (L-R) Emily Harton, Shana Harton, and Paige Heenan ask to take a photo with Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," (center) at Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia
  • Leah DeTommaso, 19, Alisyn Davidson, 19, and Taylor Moran, 18, ask to take a photograph with (center) Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus,"
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    • Leah DeTommaso, 19, Alisyn Davidson, 19, and Taylor Moran, 18, ask to take a photograph with (center) Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus,"
  • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," poses for a portrait in Philadelphia alleyway
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    • Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," poses for a portrait in Philadelphia alleyway

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