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Old 26 June 2007, 09:34 AM
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Jesus is coming back!

Dear All,
Just got this touching and uplifting mail. It is a must read.
Remain blessed.



In the public hospital of Itaguaí (RJ) last weekend
was born a girl with hands joined together, like one
who's praying.

The doctors told the parents that they would operate
the hands of that girl, and that they would give her
antistatic. The operation was easy because it seemed
like the hands were simply glued together one membrane (skin) layer apart.

When they opened up the hand of that child, you can't
imagine what was written...

JESUS IS COMING BACK... The doctors started weeping and all that were in the hospital.

The suburb of Itaguaí is undergoing a movement
now, People that have withdrawn from church are going back and others are receiving Jesus Christ as the only
savior.
God sent that child simply to convey that message.
After a few hours she died: JESUS IS COMING
BACK

I have received now I'm passing on!!!

The Lord of Lords is coming back.
"Seek you the LORD while HE may be found, call you
upon Him while He is near:" Isaiah 55:6


Send this to everyone in your address book, if you
have different e-mail accounts send it to all recipients in
all your mail account. Don't be to preoccupied with work. This is important.
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Old 26 June 2007, 09:52 AM
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Don't be to preoccupied with work.
I agree with this part.
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Old 26 June 2007, 11:01 AM
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I'd like to see a news story confirming or denying this before making any judgment about it. Something this weird would've had to make the local news.

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Old 26 June 2007, 11:53 AM
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I want to know why they gave the girl 'antistatic' for the operation and how something like that killed her. Maybe the antistatic did it?
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Old 26 June 2007, 02:09 PM
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Dear All,
Just got this touching and uplifting mail.



God sent that child simply to convey that message.
After a few hours she died: JESUS IS COMING
BACK
This is touching and uplifting? God sent a couple a child, and then killed the child? What the hell kind of message does that send? "JESUS IS COMING BACK, SO BE GOOD OR HE WILL KILL YOUR CHILDREN"?

Sounds like a great deal! Where do I sign up?
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Old 26 June 2007, 02:21 PM
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I want to know why they gave the girl 'antistatic' for the operation and how something like that killed her. Maybe the antistatic did it?
You see, her hands were really held together by static cling, and the message was written on a tiny square of dryer sheet material found between her hands. The antistatic freed her from the death grip of electrically charged laundry!

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Old 26 June 2007, 03:13 PM
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All the versions of this I found through Google date back only to this month. But Itaguaí is around Rio de Janeiro, so any "news stories" would likely be in Portguese. Which, unfortunately, I don't read.
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Old 26 June 2007, 03:14 PM
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You see, her hands were really held together by static cling, and the message was written on a tiny square of dryer sheet material found between her hands. The antistatic freed her from the death grip of electrically charged laundry!

Avril
I always knew static cling was an evil force in the world!

I think it's a riot that apparently God gives a baby a bizzare(and impossible) birth defect so she can be born and die so he can tell the world (in english no less!) that Jesus is coming back.

If he heralds his arrival with the death of infants, I'm gonna to wait for him with my brothers SKS.
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Old 26 June 2007, 03:23 PM
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Well,last time Jesus came here we crucified him,you can bet he's coming back with a vengeance!
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Old 26 June 2007, 03:42 PM
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The story appears on several Portuguese language websites and message boards - google search here. The earliest appears to be from April 2007.

ETA: If my understanding of this translated site is correct, it appears that Pastor Gladston Reis, who broadcasts on wrso, is responsible for the story being passed on in the USA.

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Old 26 June 2007, 04:33 PM
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The suburb of Itaguaí is undergoing a movement now...............
Yeah, I nearly had a crap myself.....
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Old 26 June 2007, 04:40 PM
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Why did she die? Because her hands were attached by one membrane of skin?
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Old 26 June 2007, 04:45 PM
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Why did she die? Because her hands were attached by one membrane of skin?
I was wondering that myself. Many times children with obvious visible birth defects have other defects that are not so apparent such as heart or lung defects that affect their life expectancy.

Yeah, this story is completely believable.
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Old 26 June 2007, 05:07 PM
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Why did she die? Because her hands were attached by one membrane of skin?
I think we're meant to assume that something went fatally wrong with the general anaesthetic ("antistatic").
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Old 26 June 2007, 05:16 PM
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When they opened up the hand of that child, you can't
imagine what was written...
I don't get it. Why would you ever expect anything to be "written" inside someone's skin, on their body? I was more surprised, in other words, that *anything* would be written inside her hand. If it had said "Revolution 9" or "Karl Hungus" or "God loves you" it's still bizarre.

Um, ok but this is going too far for something that is just a story, right?

(Penny, and now I feel really stupid for looking up antistatic :o )
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Old 26 June 2007, 06:07 PM
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Why did she die? Because her hands were attached by one membrane of skin?
Because god needed to kill the child so as to make people realize he was serious....

"I'M COMING BACK!"
"Really?"
"Uh, yea really, and, uh to prove it, I uh, I SMOTE THIS CHILD!"
"Holy s**t! Kenny's dead! You bastard! He's really coming back this time!"
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Old 26 June 2007, 06:08 PM
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He could've just written it in the sky. No need to kill any children then.
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Old 26 June 2007, 06:12 PM
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Someone should tell Jesus that it's unethical to take a life to spread his message
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Old 26 June 2007, 06:15 PM
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He could've just written it in the sky. No need to kill any children then.
god:"I'M COMING BACK!"
people:"Really?"
god:"Uh, yea really, and, uh to prove it, I uh, I SMOTE THIS CHILD!"
people:"Holy s**t! Kenny's dead! You bastard! He's really coming back this time!"
Tarquin:"Why didn't you just write it in the sky or something?"
god:"Oh, never thought about that....My bad..."
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Old 26 June 2007, 06:41 PM
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I apologize in advance, but the only possible response to this is:

Oh, for Christ's sake.

We now return you to your regularly scheduled thread.
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