Some Bensonhurst residents say miracle statue is watching over them

Some residents living in Bensonhurst say that a statue outside a house is miraculous and is protecting their neighborhood.

The statue of Saint Anthony was placed by Cal Stansu outside his mother's house when she passed 10 years ago. He says that some neighbors say that they can feel a heartbeat when they touch the statue.

Stansu says that many people have continuously come to place flowers at the feet of the statue.

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