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Take one final look inside the Sisters of St. Francis chapel before it's gone

Take one final look inside the Sisters of St. Francis chapel before it's gone. While my visit to the St. Francis complex that is home to the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi didn't uncover any evidence of tunnels and caves on the southern end of Bay View or anything like that - not that I necessarily thought it would, mind you, but, hey, you never know! - I by no means left disappointed.

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