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Salvation Mountain Creator Leonard Knight Returns to Celebrate his Birthday

Salvation Mountain Creator Leonard Knight Returns to Celebrate his Birthday

By Jim Predmore Niland Ca. It was 1984 when Leonard Knight set foot in Niland for the first time.  His original intention was to get his homemade hot air balloon off the ground.  He had worked for years on this balloon that would fly and share the message of Salvation with all who saw it. Discouraged by his balloon’s inability to fly, he decided to stay a week at Slab City and build a small monument that would convey the same message as what he had tried so hard to share via the [...]



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