Daniel Vilchis

Son of famous Alfredo Vilchis, brother of Hugo and Luis Vilchis.

My Mother of Guadalupe, I give thank to you for letting my husband Pedro and my son Daniel and Luis to cross the border well. They got to the US and gained some bucks so we can live here in our beautiful and beloved Mexico. Also, I wholeheartedly beg you, with tears in my eyes, to always protect them.

Alicia Hernandez, December 12, 1985

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My mother of Guadalupe, I give you thanks for saving me from dying in Arizona desert after the guide had left me to the mercy of fate. I implored to you, and you gave me the strength to get to the US and to fulfill my American dream.

January 25, 1985

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Ausencio gives infinite thanks to the Lord of Chalma because his cow Pancha is safe after a strong foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in the village that was killing all the animals. He thanks for that.

April 2, 1947, Mexico

I thank the Virgin of Guadalupe for brining me my husband safely back from the United States where he worked as a waiter in a restaurant in the twin towers in New York. When I saw this on tv, I implored for her blessed protection, to look after my husband, and she heard my prayers.

Delfina Arroyo from here, Mexico City
September 30, 2001

Alfredo and his wife Silvia and their son Daniel thank the Virgin of Guadalupe because they managed to cross the Rio Bravo without being noticed by the immigration police. They got to the U.S. and earn some bucks to support themselves. They wholeheartedly ask you to always protect them on their way.

January 25, 1985, Mexico City

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Dionicio thanks the Virgin of San Juan for saving him from dying when his horse went crazy and ran away with him being unable to control it until his dog Manchas was able to stop it and saved him in this way.

January 15, 1985
Ixtlahuaca, Mexico

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Mr. Eugenio gives thanks to the Holy Lord of Chalma because he saved his life when his truck’s brakes failed on the way from Cuernavaca. He testifies his gratitude and wholeheartedly asks to always bless his way.

October 17, 1985

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Señor Dionicio thanks the Virgin of Guadalupe because his agaves gave a lot of pulque. He sold it and got money to support his family. He gives many thanks for this favor, and he asks you, from his heart, to always protect them so they would never lack anything in case he’d be gone.

January 25, 1980

Tlahuac, Mexico City

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Señor Pantaleon thanks the Virgin of Guadalupe for letting him recover after a very bad case of pneumonia. Now he’s back to his craftwork to support his family. He wholeheartedly asks you to bless his work so that his children would never lack anything.

December 12, 1980

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Arturo Lopez and his family give infinite thanks to the Lord of Chalma for giving them the strength to cross the Arizona desert, come to the U.S. and fulfill their American dream and earn some bucks to support their family.

January 25, 1985, U.S.

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I implored the Virgin of Guadalupe so that my husband Pepe wouldn’t lose his fingers when he cut himself with the knife while working in the butcher shop. I give thanks because he is alright and didn’t lose his fingers.

Señora Azucena Ortiz, December 12, 1999

I thank the White Dog and the Coyote for making me a company on this journey when I cross the desert and the border to get to the US at the age of 8. I witness my gratitude for that.

Guadalupe Maravilla, February 4, 1984

My mother of Guadalupe, we thank you for letting us cross the Arizona desert without being caught by the immigration police. We managed to fulfill our American dream and keep on going forward together, in family.

December 12, 1985
Señora Maria and her husband Antonio and their son Pedro

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