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I thank Saint Patrick for being so lucky to get sick with diarrhea so I couldn’t go to work in the government quarter.

22–07–2011, Oslo

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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In sign of gratitude to the image of the Holy Virgin of Guadalupe for saving Natalia Silveti’s life in the attack on the twin towers happened on September 11, 2001.

Chicago, Illinois

Dani Lopez

September 11, my son Dani Lopez died at the attack on the twin-towers. I ask the Virgin to take my little son to her holy heaven.

Maria L.

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Do not let this happen again, for the good of humanity.

Virgin of Guadalupe, I’m giving you thanks for the miracle tat on that sad day of September 11, when the evil Osama bin Laden attacked the twin towers in New York, I could escape and saved my life.

Grateful Poblano, December 2001

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1998, German terrorists attacked the skyscraper where my ex-wife worked. I give thanks to Saint Golotea who gave me courage and strength to secretly infiltrate into, to kill 13 scroungers and save the Nakatomi plaza.

I dedicate this humble retablo to the Virgin of Guadalupe with eternal gratitude for saving the life of my son Manuel. He worked as a waiter in a restaurant in the World Trade Center, but on that September 11 he woke up sick and didn’t go to the work. Thanks to this miracle the Virgin saved him for me. My mother, I ask you for eternal rest for those innocent souls who died on that tragic day.

Socorro Alvarez

I dedicate this retablo to the people of the United States, for all those innocent died on September 11, 2001. Virgin of Guadalupe, send them your comfort, let there be peace and no war, and leave Mother Earth in peace.

From Mexico to the World
Alfredo Vilchis Roque, neighborhood artist

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I dedicate this humble retablo to Saint Jude Thaddeus asking him for the eternal rest of hundreds of firefighters died trying to save people on that tragic September 11, 2001. I’m also asking for nothing of this kind would happen ever again.

I thank the Virgin of Guadalupe for bringing my husband back from the USA. He used to work as a waiter in a restaurant in one of the twin towers in New York. When I saw this on TV, I prayed the Virgin for divine protection and help, and she heard my prayers.

Delfina Montes from here, Mexico City
September 29, 2001

Antonia Cruz thanks the Virgin of Guadalupe because after the attack on the twin towers in New York her husband safely returned to beautiful and beloved Mexico which he should never leave.

September 11, 2001
Antonia & Jasinto
Guadalajara, Jalisco

With this retablo, I want to give my condolences to the people of Spain and to condemn the terrorist attacks on the innocent people on the Atocha train station and in the Madrid trains. A lot of people was killed. From the bottom of my heart, I ask the Holy Child of Atocha to not allow this to happen again. I’m lighting up a candle and bringing these flowers in memory of the lost.

Alfredo Vilchis Roque
Mexico City — March 12, 2004

I thank the Virgin of Guadalupe for saving me during the attack on the twin-towers on September 11, 2001, because I was late and couldn’t get where the tragedy happened. Now I’m back in my beloved and beautiful Mexico.

Jesus Ramirez
Puebla, Puebla

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