Creepy creature comes to Rome…
The Wicker Man Reloaded:
Vatican to Welcome “Little Amal” Refugee Puppet
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“Little Amal” is the name given to an enormous puppet that is currently traveling through Europe. Its journey began on July 27 in Gaziantep, southern Turkey (near Syria), and its final stop will be Manchester, England, for a total of 8,000 km (4,971 miles).
Amal — the name is Arabic for “hope” — is supposed to represent a nine-year-old refugee girl in search of her mother. The puppet is meant to stand for the alleged masses of displaced minors fleeing from wars and persecution.… READ MORE