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As I promised, I bring this humble retablo to Saint Michael the Archangel for granting me the miracle that I was able to help my father with money to open his pottery workshop because he dreamt about it since he was young.

Teodora Morales, Tlaxcala, Mexico

I thank Juan the Soldier for giving me courage to grab on the plane going to the United States. Although, I could’ve lost my life, I arrived well and found job.

Jose Sanchez Saldivar
Calpulalpan, Tlaxcala, 1965

The Umbrellas clown thanks Saint Genesius for that day when his leg went numb and the wire got so tense it broke. Fortunately, the Twisted clown who was passing near by took him upon himself so he didn’t even got hurt, and now they are inseparable.

Huamantla, Tlaxcala, 2011

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Josefina Reyes and her son Ramon Reyes dedicate this retablo to the Lord of Sacromonte for granting them with the luck that her son Ramon Reyes survived after being shot by some bandits, who attacked us, when he refused to give them his money. Seeing what a tragedy happened, we implored you to deliver him from death, and, by a miracle, the bandits went away, and I was able to save my son’s life. I offer this retablo for that.

Tlaxcala, 1931

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Gaudencio Blanco pays with this exvoto giving thanks to the Virgin of Guadalupe who saved me from a flying saucer.

Xaltocan, 1925

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Señor Ceferino Perez dedicates this humble retablo Saint Isidor Labourer in sign of gratitude for having such magnificent lands that gives delicious pulque, and the people in the village love it very much. May you be blessed.

Tlaxcala, Mexico

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My husband not only went to live with this bitch Lupe, but also one day he came to take our pig. But Saint Barbara gave me strength and extra courage not to let him take the pig away. I dedicate this real in gratitude.

Chonita Robles P.
San Martin Texmelucan, Tlaxcala, 1957

Venito Huerta almost died from fear when a two-headed skeleton chased me.

Tlaxcala, April 10, 1939

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I’m infinitely grateful to Our Lord who let me see my son again after that terrible tragedy happened in New York on September 11, 2001. He worked there, in the towers, but fortunately that day he didn’t have to work.

Señora Felicitas Romero V.
Calpulalpan, Tlaxcala, 2001

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We infinitely thank Saint Isidor Labourer for helping me and my wife to buy a tractor which will help us a lot in our work in the field. May you be blessed.

Honorato and Ponciana Lopez
Tlaxcala, Mexico

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Demetrio Chavez was about to have a drink with his buddy in the pulqueria bar, when he felt a terrible pain in the stomach. The pain was so strong he felt like dying. He thanks Saint Martin with this retablo for he has been cured.

Tlaxcala, 1930

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November 21, torrero El Chicuelo suffered a deadly horn wound, and the Virgin saved his life.

January 20, 1967

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Having had few shots before, the torero Sebastian Morales found himself in danger of being overtaken by the bull. With all his faith, he entrusted himself to the Merciful Lord and ended well the bullfight. He thanks for that.

Huamantla, 1935

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