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Passion drama draws huge crowds

John Messer was one of several volunteers cast in the role of Jesus at the recent Passion Drama.

The Passion Drama, conducted by Zion and Good Shepherd Lutheran Churches in Alexandria, took place on Sunday, April 5 and Tuesday, April 7. Sunday's presentation drew a crowd of 1,483, while 1,325 spectators took the tour on Tuesday. It took about 400 volunteers to ensure the success of the presentation of the life of Jesus.