Gingerbread monolith that appeared in San Francisco on Christmas Day collapses

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Sunday, December 27, 2020
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A mysterious monolith made of gingerbread appeared in San Francisco's Corona Heights Park on Christmas morning.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- San Francisco residents got a sweet surprise on Christmas Day with a gingerbread monolith appearing at a park, but just one day later, the cookie has fallen apart.

The monolith, similar to the ones seen around the world, appeared Friday at Corona Heights Park.

Instead of the shiny metal material, the mysterious object appeared to be made of gingerbread. The monolith even had icing and gumdrops.

Just like the others, it is unclear how it got there or how it collapsed.

This image shows a gingerbread monolith that appeared on Christmas Day at a park in San Francisco. The monolith collapsed on Dec. 26, 2020.
This image shows a gingerbread monolith that appeared on Christmas Day at a park in San Francisco. The monolith collapsed on Dec. 26, 2020.

ABC7's Dion Lim came across the crumbled cookie Saturday morning.

The gingerbread monolith gained a lot of attention both online and in-person, with many calling it a Christmas miracle.

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