Photos: Former monk builds his own cathedral

Photos: Former monk builds his own cathedral

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MEJORADA DEL CAMPO, SPAIN - JANUARY 21: Former Trappist monk Justo Gallego collects a rope from the unfinished dome of his self-built cathedral on January 21, 2014 in Mejorada del Campo, Spain. Gallego aged 88 has been building his cathedral, known locally as Don Justo's Cathedral since 1959 from salvaged materials and occasional volunteers. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

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Posted on January 22, 2014 at 1:55 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 22 at 3:48 PM

Former Trappist monk Justo Gallego built his own cathedral in Mejorada del Campo, Spain. Gallego, 88, has been building his cathedral, known locally as Don Justo's Cathedral, since 1959 from salvaged materials and occasional volunteers.

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