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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Heavenly Wedding Summary & Analysis

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The Heavenly Wedding Summary

One day in church a poor boy hears a priest say that in order to get to heaven one must go straight forward. The boy starts out walking until he reaches a church which he believes to be heaven. The priest decides to let him stay there in exchange for work. While there, the boy notices how thin the wooden image of Mary and the Baby Jesus is. The boy begins to save half his food and offers it to the image, which begins to grow fat. The boy is sick for several days and cannot feed the image as usual. When he returns to health, he first goes to the statue and apologizes for not feeding it. The statue responds in a kind manner and explains the boy's good will was enough. Mary adds the boy will attend...

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