It began, some said, when nine large panes of reflective glass became discolored from sprinkler system residue. It ended seven years later, when a troubled teen aimed a slingshot and sent a handful of ball bearings into the air.
What happened in between was – and is - open to interpretation. Near a nondescript Clearwater intersection, a rainbow-hued image appeared on the south wall of a 22,000-square-foot office building. To the religious faithful, it suggested the Virgin Mary, the Madonna, mother of Jesus, a saint beloved and worshipped by Christians around the world.