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    From the times of the apparitions
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Alberto's "alpargatas"

Alberto's "alpargatas"

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“Manolita, get my ‘alpargatas’ together; tonight I'm going to run alongside the girls.”

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The Bride's Scapular

The Bride's Scapular

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This story took place during a wedding celebration. The protagonist is the Bride herself, Jacinta Cosío Mazón, who married José Ramón González González. Obviously this Jacinta is not the same Jacinta who was one of the visionaries, as the bride was much older.

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Servando and Teresa's wedding night

Servando and Teresa's wedding night

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Servando was going to get married to Teresa Mazón and the whole household was getting everything ready for the newly wedded couple. Servando's father, who worked in a quarry and whose name was also Servando, fixed up a house for them. The house was built on top of a stable and was situated near Aniceta's fountain. There was a stone outdoor staircase leading up to the house's front door. The staircase had 6 or 7 stone steps finishing off on a type of landing which led into the house. It was there that the newly wedded couple was going to live. It seemed that not even Servando's brothers new where there future house was and where they would be sleeping their first wedding night.

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Christmas in "albarcas"

Christmas in "albarcas"

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Christmas time during the 60's in Garabandal was a time for celebrating, yes, but celebrating with deep faith. Because of the low economic income, the townspeople could not permit too many "extras" for the Christmas celebrations. The household mothers did try to make sure the food was more abundant than usual, even though it wasn’t very extravagant nor anything really special.

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