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All Lee Backhaus of Alexandria wanted to do was take a shower.

At the time, he had no way of knowing that it would trigger a media frenzy that would make the Associated Press news wires.


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Backhaus played the part of Jesus in the annual outdoor Passion Drama of Easter organized by Zion and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches.

The part required him to dress for his role, complete with fake blood.

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