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Naked Man Claiming To Be Jesus Rides "L" Train Downtown

By Chuck Sudo in News on Sep 20, 2013 2:40PM

Religion, it's been said, is the opiate of the masses. (So is opium.) Neither religion nor drugs can explain why a young man decided to board an "L" train naked Thursday and lie on the floor of the car in a Christ pose.

That's one of the new 5000-Series rail cars in the photo and, though it may still have that new car smell, we wouldn't want to sit on the floor of one clothed, let alone nude. It's believed the man boarded the Pink Line at 54th/Cermak and rode it all the way to Clark and Lake downtown, where he refused police orders to leave the train. This tweet sums it up perfectly.

Indeed. Here's a photo of Jesus on the Pink Line in full pose, the naughty bits blacked out. (Discretion is still advised.)