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I, Pedro Fuentes, and all my crew thank the Virgin Protectress for we managed to disembark safely 30 tons of cocaine coming from Cali at the beach of Mazatlan.

March 4, 1988

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On a carriage filled with fish, two peasants Manuel Ruelas and Martin Luk were coming from the port and saw an UFO which hanged upon them and illuminated them with bright light. They prayed to the Virgin of Guadalupe and went fast from there. But the UFO kept chasing them. Then the peasant left the cottage and ran far into the woods. They offer this retablo as gratitude.

Los Mochis, Sinaloa
May 17, 1968

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I was poor all my life. Although I worked, the money was never enough to have a comfortable life. I was fed up with this situation. I thank Saint Expeditus because I met my Castulo. I don’t care what the people says about our big age difference. He’s rich and can give me the luxury life I always dreamt of.

Alicia N. \ Mazatlán, Sinaloa

I thank God and Jesus Malverde for all their benedictions and for protecting my children, my husband and all our family.

From Sinaloa to California
Grateful family, 2000

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Thanks to God and Jesus Malverde for all the favors I’ve received. I dedicate this retablo to your memory. Protect me on my path. With faith in you, your devoted Pancho.

Los Mochis, Sinaloa, 1999

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My wife and I, we were taking a nice calm walk in the park when suddenly, to my bad luck, we met my mistress. When the girls realized they were cheated on, they both jumped on me kicking like crazy. Thanks to Saint Charbel, there was a policeman near by, so he saved me. Otherwise, these women could’ve certainly sent me right to the hospital. I promised to behave good.

Inocencio Bueno
Mazatlan, Sinaloa

I thank Jesus Valverde for saving me from dying. When we arrived to California (USA), my guide got mad because of being heavily drugged. I entrusted my life to him [Jesus] and could escape. In this retablo, I show this miracle.

Jose P.
Navolato, Sinaloa, 1990

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I was participating in the quebradita contest with my group. At the end of our routine, my partner and I did the final pose, and my pants cracked. I was scared that because of me we were going to be disqualified by the judges. I thank the Virgin of Zapopan because they didn’t noticed this embarrassing moment and we won the first prize.

Consuelo Muñoz, Sinaloa

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