Rogelio Peña

Thanks to you I could escape from my old lady who wanted to beat me. I just said that her food lacked salt, and she went mad. Thanks, Virgin of Guadalupe.

Victor, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1969

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I thank you, Virgin of the Solitude, for saving my life when the old man my neighbor caught me in his house and started shooting at me. Thanks you you I could escape with nary a scratch, just frightened.

Jasinto Lopez, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1968

After looking for many years, I finally met the woman of my dreams. Thanks to you, Virgin of Carmel, I married her. Thanks.

Manuel Cardenas
Oaxaca, Mexico, 1968

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I thank the Lord of the Miracles and the Holy Burial from Paracho for saving me from this horrible accident. They sent me an angel dressed up like a federal who rescued and protected me at all times.

Nelida P. Escobedo, November 22, 2009

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We thank you, Virgin of Carmel, for saving us from my old lady who wanted to kill us only for chatting and making us comfortable.

Jose and girlfriend, Oaxaca, Mexico

I give thanks to you, Virgin of the Solitude, for I was able to catch my boyfriend and bring him back to the church to say “yes” for ever.

Amalia, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1967

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Virgin of Carmel, thanks for saving me from being killed by my mother-in-law when she found out that I slept with her daughter before wedding and living together.

Fidel, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1968

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I thank you, Virgin of the Rosary, for my husband turned out to be not a weirdo. I caught him in my clothes on, but he only wanted to know my size to get me a present.

Petra, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1980

My ex-husband kept bothering me and scaring off my suitors even many years after his death, and you, Virgin of the Solitude, made him go away for ever.

Julia — Oaxaca, Mexico, 1969

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Virgin of Carmel, thanks to you I have a boyfriend who pleases me in everything I ask.

Oaxaca, Mexico, 1969

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Thank you, Virgin of Carmel, for no one at the wedding noticed that I’m on my seventh month of pregnancy.

Josefina
Oaxaca, Mexico, 1968

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Thank you, Virgin of the Rosary, I was able to convince my fiancé to get back to the church for his own good.

Josefina — Oaxaca, Mexico, 1962

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Thank you, Virgin of the Solitude, for protecting me at night while I’m working near the bar as a prostitute.

Silvia
Oaxaca, 1960

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