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The milkman Vicente Gomes thanks Saint Pancras with this retablo for the big favor he asked for—to be able to overcome his addiction to a client who always paid him with sex.

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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 thank the Lord of Saucito because he helped my husband to overcome his addiction to Diet Doctor Pepper.

Anita Sandoval thanks Saint Rita of Cascia with this retablo because little by little she overcame an addiction to buying shoes, for now she has hundreds pairs of them.

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