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Meet Pope Bird, The Holy See-Gull

Anointed pope of our hearts.

Posted on March 13, 2013, at 2:47 p.m. ET

On the last day of the papal conclave, there was a seagull flying about.

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Tired, the seagull landed upon a chimney.

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But this was not just any chimney.

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No, this was the papal chimney.

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This was the chimney from which the world would learn there is a new pope.

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And there the bird sat, blissfully unaware the eyes of the world were transfixed upon him.

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Until he was done sitting and then he left.

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God bless you pope bird. Amen.

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Fortunately the bird ascended to the heavens before this happened.

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