Haris

By Haris

LifeBuzz Staff

The Brave Men Who Repair Christ The Redeemer Statue Have The Scariest Job Ever.

Earlier this year, Brazil’s famous Christ the Redeemer statue was hit by lightning twice within two weeks. The strikes damaged two of the statue’s fingers and it’s head and it had to be repaired.

Lightning strikes occur frequently near Rio’s iconic statue.

Lightning strikes occur frequently near Rio’s iconic statue.

AP Photo/Renata Brito

Perfect shot of lightning hitting the statue.

Perfect shot of lightning hitting the statue.

EFE / Getty

Christ’s middle finger needed some surgery.

Christ’s middle finger needed some surgery.

Felipe Dana / AP Photo

The statue is 98-feet tall and stands on a 26-foot pedestal. The arms stretch out 92-feet wide.

The statue is 98-feet tall and stands on a 26-foot pedestal. The arms stretch out 92-feet wide.

Felipe Dana / AP Photo

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