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Virgin of Guadalupe, I thank you for quitting this vice of marijuana addiction although it happened in a very macabre manner—with seeing all those skeletons in my madness.

Campeche, 1944

I was thinking about my boyfriend and lost the sense of time while dying the client’s hair. When I saw what I’m doing, the lady’s hair were already green. I was scared she would yell at me, so I prayed the Lord of Chalma. He heard me, and the lady believed me when I told her that it was a last fashion trend. She was so happy, she even tipped me.

Cecilia Hernandez
Campeche

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I, Arturo Sanchez, captain of the Mexican marines, thank Saint Dominic and dedicate him this retablo because with his help I met a four-star general don Ramon Salgado. He treated me with the utmost respect and patronized me giving good recommendations to my superiors. After that I was promoted to lieutenant colonel with my own private office.

Campeche, 1979

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I got a job as a popular dinosaur Barnaby. I couldn’t imagine the worst that would happened. At every children-party I was sent the kids used to kick me and do dirty tricks on me all the time. I thank Saint Jude Thaddeus for I finally found another job which is more quiet and safe for me.

Pedro Cortez
Campeche, Mexico

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