That's not a phone booth

NEW YORK (AP) - November 12, 2008

The booths are the idea of Dylan Mortimer, a recent graduate of New York's School of Visual Art.

They look like phone booths.

But on the side, there are graphics that show hands -- and the word "prayer" instead of "telephone."

The artist says he wants to spark a dialogue about prayer.

Two of his booths are installed in midtown Manhattan near the entrance to the Roosevelt Island tram.

Inside the prayer booth there's even a flip-down kneeler.

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