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The statue of La Virgen de Guadalupe in Maria Cardena’s living room in the central California city of Fresno appears to weeping, and she thinks it’s a miracle.

Joe Ybarra reports for KFSN:

A statue of the Virgin Mary in Fresno appears to be weeping. The family who owns the statue calls it a miracle and said it’s been happening for a while.

To the faithful, Maria Cardenas said the statue of the Virgin Mary is a blessing. Tears seem to well up in her right eye and stream down her face to her chin.

Cardenas said it’s beautiful the way she looks right now. Every tear, she said, is nothing short of a miracle. So she collects them in a glass and shares them with those who find their way to this home. [Mas…]

@SaraChicaD has a Latina Valentine’s Day dilemma (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker February 13, 2015 Cultura
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Sara Inés Calderón — POCHO’s Subcommandanta del Ñews and @SaraChicaD on the Tuiter — is facing Valentine’s Day without a boyfriend, a novio. Her grandmother recommends a statue of St. Anthony, the marriage saint; with San Antonio, according to her abuela, she won’t miss the love train.

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X-rays prove Mexican Christ statue has human teeth (videos)

by Verdana Bold August 12, 2014 Cultura
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That awkward moment when an art restorer finds the teeth in an 18th Century Mexican statue of Jesus are human teeth. Y tambien en español:

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@SaraChicaD has a Latina Valentine’s Day dilemma (video)

by Barney Asada February 10, 2014 Cultura
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Sara Inés Calderón — POCHO’s Subcommandanta del Ñews and @SaraChicaD on the Tuiter — is facing Valentine’s Day without a boyfriend, a novio. Her grandmother recommends a statue of St. Anthony, the marriage saint; with San Antonio, according to her abuela, she won’t miss the love train.

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Rio de Janeiro: Thunderbolts and lightning, very very frightening, me

by Moctezuma Cortés January 20, 2014 El Now
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A lightning bolt broke a finger off the right hand of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro last week. Gizmodo reports:

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Photos: ‘Sleeping Mexican’ garden statues? What’s racist about that?

by EDUARDO BURRO April 12, 2012 Cultura
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Arizona sure loves its Mexicans! Taos-based author and photographer John Hamilton Farr went to Tucson on family business and was stunned by the “Sleeping Mexican” statues all around his mom’s old hood. He photographed these guys “within a two or three block radius of my mother’s old place…less than 10 minutes!” He brought the statuary […]

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