Twenty-two years ago, master stonemason Joe Alonso helped place the last stone in the Washington National Cathedral, capping a nearly century-long effort to create a "house of prayer for all people." But when a rare East Coast earthquake damaged the church last year, the job he thought he had finished suddenly wasn't.
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Joe Alonso, the Episcopal cathedral's master stonemason, climbs to a pinnacle on the south transept. The pinnacle rotated several inches in the quake.