Mysterious Light at Abandoned Hospital

A strange photo captured the imagination of Facebook over Christmas weekend: A mysterious light emerging from an abandoned hospital in New Orleans.

Charity Hospital, whose history dates back to the 18 th century, was closed shortly after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, when it sustained significant flood damage. This weekend, reports emerged that a shiny object- possibly a lit Christmas tree?- could be seen through a window on one of the upper floors.

A nurse at Tulane Hospital named Lisa Walley Staggs posted it to Facebook:

For those few of you who may not know...I work at an inner city New Orleans hospital that happens to be situated...