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Thousands visit Sister Wilhelmina’s body over holiday weekend

Thousands of pilgrims descended on a Benedictine abbey outside rural Gower, Missouri this Memorial Day weekend to view the surprisingly well-preserved body of its African American foundress, Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster, who died in 2019. The condition of her body, recently disinterred, has puzzled even experienced morticians. [1]