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La Pieta by Michelangelo

'The Greek Olympic champion and artist recently traveled to Italy with a group of other tourists.'

I visited St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City and, when I saw Michelangelo's masterpiece La Pieta, I was so moved that my eyes filled with tears.

His work depicts the body of Jesus Christ on the lap of his mother Mary after the crucifixion.

I chose to embroider this card in honour of Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary.

This card will be my gift to my beloved Edward Kennedy's family.


Pieta, the original