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Mary-less Nativity: 'Joseph Doesn't Want to Be a Single Dad'

Mary was taken from the Manchester, N.H., display, but Joseph remains



    Mary Stolen From Nativity Scene, Joseph Left Behind

    A theft from a nativity scene in Manchester, NH has the neighborhood buzzing. Katherine Underwood reports. (Published Monday, Dec. 12, 2016)

    The owners of a nativity scene have a message for whoever stole Mary from their yard last week.

    A handwritten, cardboard sign next to the nativity in Manchester, New Hampshire, reads: "Please help! Mary Missing, Joseph Doesn't Want to be a Single Dad!"

    Shirl Kula says she and her husband have put up the set almost every Christmas in the 16 years they've lived in their home, and they consider it a gift to the neighborhood. She says they've never tied down the figures, adding, "it belongs to the neighborhood."

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    Kula says she's not looking to punish whoever took Mary; she simply wants her back.

    Jesus isn't in his cradle, but he hasn't been stolen. Kula and her husband wait until midnight each Christmas to put him out.

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