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January 9, 1997updated 05 Sep 2016 12:01pm


By CBR Staff Writer

Well what can one say? According to Reuter, The muppet-like image of Mother Teresa discovered in the folds of a coffee shop’s cinnamon bun [the Bongo Java coffee shop in Nashville] has launched a cottage industry, and now Internet believers can view the nunbun’ on its own Website. For now, the preserved cinnamon bun, which bears a remarkable likeness to the 86-year-old ‘Angel of Calcutta,’ is on display for hundreds of pilgrims inside a glass case illuminated by Christmas lights in front of a purple velvet background. The bun is removed for safekeeping each night. You can also buy T-shirts, $18, packages of nunbun bookmarks and prayer cards, $12; nunbun photographs, $10; a set of two nunbun coffee mugs, $12; Mother Teresa Special Blend Coffee, at $10 a pound, and a video entitled A Music City Miracle, at $15, in which a squirrel steals the bun and munches on it to the mock horror of Bongo Java workers;


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