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From the archives: Is it savior or smudge?

This story was originally published in Newsday on August 9, 1993.

A 17-year-old tenant of an Inwood apartment building where an image of Jesus Christ was spotted on a window last week isn't kidding when he says Jesus is everywhere.

Angel Santana said he has seen the image not on one window - but three.

Thousands of believers and naysayers hoping to support or discredit the sighting have been heading for the courtyard of the upper Manhattan apartment building at 101 Post Ave. since the first sighting Thursday.

"I was shocked at first. I saw Jesus. That's what I saw," Santana said of the first sighting. "It wasn't a picture because she washed it, but she couldn't get rid of the image."

Santana said the image is best seen in the morning or afternoon. Yet the courtyard is just as crowded at night. A series of camera flashes erupted as over 200 people waited in line at 9:30 p.m. last night.

However, many who have seen the fifth floor double window say the image is simply condensation or dirt.

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