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A dead tree with its branches cut off is covered in hand-painted religious signs about Jesus Christ.


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Jesus Trees

There are a number of dead trees, with their branches cut off, in the yard at the house at the corner of Dorothy Drive and Haber Drive in rural Allen County, just outside the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana. The dead trees are covered in boards with hand-painted religious messages encouraging people to follow Christ.

The signs are painted with no spaces between the words, so that the messages run together into a gibberish of letters. The 72 year old man who lives there told me that he painted them that way to force people to stop and read them slowly in order for them to decipher the message!





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SKU Print Size Framed or Unframed Price Qty.
jesus-tree-1-small-unframed 6x9 inch Unframed $200.00
jesus-tree-1-small-framed 6x9 inch Framed $325.00
jesus-tree-1-medium-unframed 10x15 inch Unframed $350.00
jesus-tree-1-medium-framed 10x15 inch Framed $475.00
jesus-tree-1-large-unframed 14x21 inch Unframed $500.00
jesus-tree-1-large-framed 14x21 inch Framed $700.00






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by Christopher Crawford

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