Bill de Blasio immortalized as Nativity statue in Italy
The Christ child, the three wise men, some camels, and… Bill de Blasio?
This unlikely Nativity scene exists thanks to a craftsman in Naples, Italy, where the New York City Mayor-elect’s grandfather was born. A terracotta de Blasio statue stands amid the usual assortment of virgin mothers and sheep, smiling and waving while wearing an Italian flag sash.
The artisan responsible for the piece, Genny Di Virgilio, told AFP that he would give it to de Blasio if the new mayor visits his shop.
“This is a great moment for the all the people of the Campania region and all the Neapolitan families with relatives who emigrated to the United States,” he said.
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