Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese

This 16 November, 2004 file photo shows a computer frame grab image from the Internet site eBay showing a 10-year-old grilled cheese sandwich up for auction that allegedly bears the likeness of the Virgin Mary in the bread. An online casino won the eBay bidding for the sandwich, and immediately began hawking Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese T-shirts.'s bid of $28,000 USD was the highest offer for the sandwich when bidding closed late 22 November, 2004, the Internet casino's Web site said. The seller, Fort Lauderdale, Florida resident Diana Duyser, says she made the cheese sandwich 10 years ago and after taking a bite, saw "the Virgin Mary staring back at me." said on its Web site that the "sacred sandwich" had received more than 1.7 million hits since being posted on eBay. The company's chief executive, Richard Rowe, said the sandwich would be used to raise money for charity.
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