Virgin Mary In Ohio?
An amazing photograph taken in Kirtland, Ohio appears to show a ghostly figure behind a small girl battling leukemia at the time the photo was taken.
However, Erin Potter’s mother, Jen, thinks the figure is not that of a spirit from beyond the grave, but rather a vision of the Virgin Mary and for Jen and her family one of the reasons Erin is now cancer free.
Before we get to the photo, let me make clear I have no desire to step on anyone’s faith the pic is clearly an example of:
“I reminded [Erin] tonight of her picture with Mary, the Blessed Mother. I told her that They are with her – all those in Heaven who hear our prayers and are watching over her. I constantly remind myself of that too. They do hear us. They are listening. They are watching over her. I know it. “
Jen Potter says the picture was taken with a digital camera and that no one ws standing around near Erin at the time of the snapshot. She also states that the picture was not taken through a piece of glass.
The picture is first mentioned in Erin’s blog in an entry dated Saturday, June, 2nd, 2012. Jen claims that the photo was taken the night before as Erin played outside:
“Look at the picture. Last night Erin was playing with Annie and her favorite neighbors outside. This picture was taken with no one around our girl, but you can obviously see that there is a beautiful woman watching over her. We will tell you that she is the Blessed Mother…Mary.”
While the picture is a wonderful site and may indeed be a picture of something out of the ordinary, I am inclined to think that there is a much more logical explanation.
What do you guys think about this one? Any ideas about how to examine such a photo without access to the original file?