Photo of woman spreading ashes in park sparks shocking mystery

A photo of a woman spreading her dog's ashes over their favorite dog park in Colorado is going viral, but not for the reason you may think. As wind-blown ashes appear in the shape of leaping dog in the photo, people are questioning whether it's a coax or a miracle.

The woman, identified as Ashley, was photographed spreading her dog Wagner's ashes over the park as a white shadow in the shape of a dog appears next to her. KOLO 8 News Now's Amanda Sanchez shared the photo on social media. The caption read:

Animal lovers, coming up at 6:55 this am in our show, we have a picture to show you that will truly make you believe our...

Posted by KOLO Amanda Sanchez on Tuesday, October 20, 2015

In case you missed it, this is Ashley spreading her dog Wagner's ashes. He was a golden retriever and the love of her...

Posted by KOLO Amanda Sanchez on Tuesday, October 20, 2015

While some find comfort in the photo as they believe that the shadow proves that animals remain with their owners in some form after they pass, others question the photo's authenticity. One skeptic commented:

"No one else is questioning that despite general darkness and shadows, the grass and building in the background are lighter? I think this is a bad photoshop job."

The question over the photo's authenticity remains a mystery. What do you think? Let us know in the comments!

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