The rogue sheep of Flint, Michigan. (Photo by Scott "The Sheep Whisperer" Atkinson/The Flint Journal)
It appears even visiting sheep embrace the fiercely independent ethos of Flint. Scott Atkinson of The Flint Journal braves the wilds of Mott Park and the Glenwood Cemetery to commune with the wooly maverick who walked off the job at a nativity scene:
"The Christmas sheep of Mott Park is not a myth.
"I've seen it with my own eyes.
"Three days after the sheep made its escape from the West Court Street Church of God's annual Nativity scene Christmas Eve, I came face-to-face with the creature Friday, Dec. 27, as I wandered through Glenwood Cemetery in search of the beast.
"I have returned to tell the tale."Read the rest here.