Great-grandma goes viral for accidentally praying to a 'Lord of the Rings' character.

Great-grandma goes viral for accidentally praying to a 'Lord of the Rings' character.
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Facebook user Gabriela Brandão was shocked to discover that the St. Anthony figurine her great-grandmother prays to daily is not St. Anthony at all. Upon closer inspection, Brandão realized that the mini-figurine is actually of Elrond, an elf from Lord of the Rings. She uploaded the picture to Facebook with the caption "The funniest discovery of 2016" where it promptly went viral.

Great-grandma goes viral for accidentally praying to a 'Lord of the Rings' character.
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St. Anthony, the patron saint for the recovery of lost items, is often prayed to when someone is trying to find something. Elrond, a fictional elf who resides in Middle Earth, is the Lord of Rivendell. They are both very important.

Great-grandma goes viral for accidentally praying to a 'Lord of the Rings' character.
But only one of them was played by Hugo Weaving.
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Of course, we can't really fault the great-grandmother for mixing up the two men. After all, both wear robes, both have some sort of weird crown things around their head (even though St. Anthony's is made of hair), and both play crucial supporting roles in their respective stories.

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Sweet baby jesus! #stanthony #instaprayer #jesus❤ #religiousart #tileart

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See! They are totally twins (if you really squint your eyes).

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