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The perils of prayer
A New York man sues after his leg is crushed by the crucifix he prayed to every day — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation
 
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A man is suing a New York church after the crucifix he prayed to every day toppled over and crushed his leg. David Jimenez, 45, says he was cleaning the heavy marble statue in gratitude for Jesus having cured his wife's cancer when it fell on him. Claiming the church was negligent, Jimenez seeks $3 million in damages.

 

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