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50 S E P T E M B E R / O C T O B E R 2 0 1 6 "There are no poured segments of concrete in the statue except for the foundation," Butler said. "It was all sculpted as it was built. The head was sculpted in a studio, and then the beard was applied on-site as they worked on it." Many groups include photos with the statue as part of a visit to "The Great Passion Play," an outdoor drama that runs May through October. The massive production, which features 150 actors and takes place on an outdoor stage some 550 feet wide, tells the story of Christ's final days on earth. The complex also includes a bible museum, which has numerous rare books, such as a first-edition 1611 King James Bible and a bible printed by Johann Gutenberg. In addition to this museum, guests can tour a re-creation of the Holy Land that shows sites as they might have looked when Jesus lived. "THERE ARE NO POURED SEGMENTS OF CONCRETE IN THE STATUE EXCEPT FOR THE FOUNDATION. IT WAS ALL SCULPTED AS IT WAS BUILT. THE HEAD WAS SCULPTED IN A STUDIO, AND THEN THE BEARD WAS APPLIED ON-SITE AS THEY WORKED ON IT." รณ K ent B ut l er Courtesy Boot Hill Museum Can-can dancers are some of the numerous colorful historic char- acters who interact with visitors to the Boot Hill Museum. Christ of the Ozarks towers above Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Courtesy Boot Hill Museum Boot Hill Museum

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