Holy kudzu! Vine said to resemble Jesus

KINSTON, NC The Free Press of Kinston reports that people began noticing the growth last week.

Kent Hardison runs Ma's Hot Dog stand nearby. He says he was getting ready to spray it with herbicide until he noticed the resemblance.

Hardison and his customers think the vine can be seen as a symbolic reminder that God is watching over people.

But the likeness could also cause some problems. A University of Maryland biology professor says kudzu costs power companies about $1.5 million a year to repair damaged lines.

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