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I’m not lucky enough to see many tombstones with this particular combination of symbols, but those I have seen have all been gorgeous. A woman mourns at a tomb topped with an urn under the shade of a weeping willow tree, a representation of the grief felt by the bereft loved ones of the deceased.

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Last week, we looked at the Haserot angel, the most popular creepy statue at Lake View Cemetery, but these statues have my vote hands down. Early in the spring, I was walking around Lake View taking photographs, looked up the hill, and jumped because I saw this.

Mourners

Convincing at some angles, aren’t they?

Grieving

Like the Haserot angel, I don’t know any specific stories about these statues. They just are striking and a little disturbing in their realism.

Mourner

Mary to the Saviour's Tomb...

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