Christ the Redeemer statue raises awareness for heart disease

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A famous statue of Jesus is sending a heartfelt message.

Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Christ the Redeemer statue was displayed with the image of a beating heart Tuesday.

It’s all part of a campaign created to awareness for the risks of heart disease in elderly individuals with diabetes.

The Christ the Redeemer statue is often illuminated with colored lights for special occasions.

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