Avenue of Mysteries Symbols & Objects

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The Lions

The lions were part of the circus where Juan Diego and Lupe lived for a brief time. There was a male and 3 females. The male lion killed Lupe, apparently because she provoked him into it. The lion tamer killed the male lion and the lionesses then killed the lion tamer.

The Statue of the Virgin Mary

The huge statue was located inside the Jesuit Church. Part of Esmeralda's job as a cleaning woman was to clean the statue. Lupe and Juan Diego saw the statue glare at Esmeralda and believed she frightened Esmeralda to death. They later saw the statue cry, which gave Brother Pepe the leverage to convince the church elders to support Juan Diego's adoption.

The Manila American Cemetery and Memorial

This is where American servicemen were buried and the Good Gringo's father was among the men who died here. The Good Gringo...

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