#500 Gourd Nativity
Acquired 2007Alice Vissor is a saint in the community and was a very dear friend of my dad and mom. She and her husband would play pinochle endless nights with Dad & Mom as I was a young person. Alice knows about my nativity collection and, although I don't see her as often, Alice called one day to tell me that she had been to her church missionary meeting at Harvest Presbyterian Church and saw this small gourd nativity made in Peru. She purchased it so it could be added to my collection. While she can still drive short distances, Alice has difficulty with her legs and is either in a wheelchair or must use a walker. Even with her handicap, she took the time to bring the nativity to me. I am extremely honored by her generosity and sacrifice to add the piece to my collection in 2007.