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All Aboard: Replica of Noah’s Ark to Set Sail

Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 04/30/16

This is different, via CNN:

The story, fromThe Weather Channel:

To facilitate the ark’s journey, the Ark of Noah foundation is accepting donations. According to a press release,crowdfunding has begun in the U.S. and the organization plans to reach out to private investors internationally as well. “We are so pleased with the very warm support of the private community in Fortaleza, our first stop in Brazil after crossing the Atlantic Ocean,” Janssen told ABC News. “[We also appreciate] the warm welcome of the City Hall of Rio de Janeiro … which has extended the invitation that we are welcome to visit the beautiful port of Rio de Janeiro, next to the old city.” It is slated to arrive in Brazil in time for the 2016 Summer Olympics. “The target is to reach Fortaleza in July, and reach the Paralympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro by Sept. 7,” Janssen said. Then, the ark will sail along the Atlantic to places in the United States like San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle. “We cannot promise how long it will take, but we will come to California,” Herland A.M.A. Janssen, director of the Ark of Noah Foundation, told CBS8 in an interview.
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