"I found a saint
statute buried underground in backyard. It has a baby in one hand and flowers in
other, long hair to shoulder and a beard. People telling me it is bad. I feel
bad throwing it away."
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Since the proper way
to dispose of holy items is burning or burying them, it is possible that someone
has done just that. Also, some Catholics bury statues of St. Joseph to help sell
their homes (I can't say for sure that this is a St. Joseph statue, but from
your description, it seems like it might be). If you do not want to leave the
item buried, I would suggest you speak to a good priest about what to do with
it. I would not advise throwing it out because the statue may have
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