The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
On this day that many have proclaimed the “National Day of Prayer,” about 300 people gathered on the statehouse grounds to do exactly that: pray. But a tiny protest of the event took place nearby. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen files this report.
“Faith Communities Uniting for Peace”, an interfaith prayer group responded to the capture of Saddam Hussein at its monthly prayer meeting. WOSU’s Dorcas Taylor went gathered some of the sounds and prayers of those in attendance. Click the Listen Icon to hear the sound pictorial.