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Holy Spud


MARION (KWWL) - A local family is hoping for some leftover holiday spirit after they found a cross inside a potato.

Jim Gross of Marion, says his wife was peeling it on New Year's eve when she found the mysterious cross.

Bidding for the potato kicked off on Ebay at $2. It's now up to about $9.To see the Ebay auction click here.

In the past, collectors have paid big bucks for religious items, including $28,000 for a grilled cheese with the likeness of the Virgin Mary.


Online Producer: Maria Magner


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