The collection features more than 400 nativities from dozens of countries.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -
It's taken lifetimes to
collect from countries around the world.
After hundreds of man-hours,
Christmas Nativities From Around The World are on display at the Church Of
Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints in Cape Girardeau.
The collection features
more than 400 nativities from dozens of countries.
The display fills several
rooms of the church.
It's the second year for
the event organizers call their gift to the community.
"We want people to
walk in and feel that little piece of heaven on Earth, and just feel the awe
and peacefulness of it," said Shelby Caldwell. "Cause that's not what
you feel the rest of the season. There's a lot of hustle and bustle, and it's
really fun. But for this weekend, you can stop and just feel the spirit of the
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