FILE - In this Dec. 21, 1962 file photo, actress Dolores Hart, left, escorted by banker and investor Serge Semenenko, arrives for the premiere of Lawrence of Arabia, in Hollywood, Calif. Hart, whose luminous blue eyes entranced Elvis Presley in his first on-screen movie kiss, is now a cloistered nun and praying for a Christmas miracle. She walked away from Hollywood stardom in 1963 to become a nun in rural Bethlehem, Conn. Now she finds herself back in the spotlight, but this time it's all about serving the King of Kings, not smooching the King of Rock and Roll. The former brass factory that houses Mother Dolores and about 40 other nuns cloistered at the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Conn., needs millions of dollars in renovations to meet fire and safety codes, add an elevator and make handicap accessibility upgrades. (AP Photo, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 21, 1962 file photo, actress Dolores Hart, left, escorted by banker and investor Serge Semenenko, arrives for the premiere of Lawrence of Arabia, in Hollywood, Calif. Hart, whose luminous blue eyes entranced Elvis Presley in his first on-screen movie kiss, is now a cloistered nun and praying for a Christmas miracle. She walked away from Hollywood stardom in 1963 to become a nun in rural Bethlehem, Conn. Now she finds herself back in the spotlight, but this time it's all about serving the King of Kings, not smooching the King of Rock and Roll. The former brass factory that houses Mother Dolores and about 40 other nuns cloistered at the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Conn., needs millions of dollars in renovations to meet fire and safety codes, add an elevator and make handicap accessibility upgrades. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 21, 1962 file photo, actress Dolores Hart, left, escorted by banker and investor Serge Semenenko, arrives for the premiere of Lawrence of Arabia, in Hollywood, Calif. Hart, whose luminous blue eyes entranced Elvis Presley in his first on-screen movie kiss, is now a cloistered nun and praying for a Christmas miracle. She walked away from Hollywood stardom in 1963 to become a nun in rural Bethlehem, Conn. Now she finds herself back in the spotlight, but this time it's all about serving the King of Kings, not smooching the King of Rock and Roll. The former brass factory that houses Mother Dolores and about 40 other nuns cloistered at the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Conn., needs millions of dollars in renovations to meet fire and safety codes, add an elevator and make handicap accessibility upgrades. (AP Photo, File)
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