Via The Week, a happy ending to last August's tale of 81-year-old Cecilia Gimenez and her spectacular amateur restoration of a 19th-century fresco—"originally named Ecce Homo (Behold the Man) but now widely known as Ecce Mono (Behold the Monkey)"—in her small church in Borja, Spain. A few details from the miniature economic boom:
40,000 Visitors who have shown up in Borja to behold Gimenez's handiwork for themselves.
5,000 Population of Borja.
$1.30 The entry fee to see the fresco. The money goes to the town's Sancti Spiritus charity.
$66,285 Amount the fees and other donations from tourists have provided to the church's charity.
60 Elderly Borja residents [...]