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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Miss. [WCBI]-Organizers and planners erecting a symbol of the Christianity cross in Winona are a step closer with their project.

Steel framing that will be used to put up the giant cross were delivered today[Monday] at the intersection of Highway 82 and Interstate 55 in Winona. Community leaders and members raised some 150 thousand dollars in support of what the cross symbolizing faith, patriotism, and unity.

“Wisconsin, we put up a 60 foot cross. This is a 120 foot. This is twice as big as it is. But a 60 foot makes a big statement. That’s what we try to do,” said Jim Potter, Cross Ministry, Helenwood, TN.

The cross that can be seen for miles on a clear day should be ready in about three weeks.

 

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