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Archive for April 14th, 2015

9-Year-Old Falls Down Tree, Meets Jesus, And Recovers From Rare Childhood Illness

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 14, 2015

pa-real-lifeAsked what Jesus looked like, Annabel said: ‘He had a beautiful long white robe, dark skin and a big beard – kinda like Santa Claus, but not really.

A nine-year-old who fell 30ft inside a hollow tree claims she ‘went to heaven and sat in Jesus’ lap,’ while unconscious.

Christy Wilson Beam, 42, says she was amazed that her daughter Annabel, now 12, escaped the horrific fall completely unscathed – and even woke up ‘miraculously cured’ of a chronic childhood illness.

In December 2011, Annabel was playing with her sisters Abigail, now 14 and Adelynn, now 10, near her house in Texas when she slipped and fell inside a hollowed-out cottonwood tree.

She hit her head three times and was knocked unconscious.

Alerted by the family, a fire crew managed to harness Annabel to safety and she was rushed to Cook Children’s Hospital in Forth Worth by helicopter.

Fearing the worst, medics prepped brain and spinal injury teams to stand by for Annabel’s arrival – but, incredibly, she survived without a scratch.

Even more incredible were the stories Annabel began to share in the days afterwards.

She told her parents: ‘I went to heaven when I was in that tree. I sat in Jesus’ lap.’

Mum Christy claims she wasn’t playing around. ‘This wasn’t like one of her long, spun-out recaps of a funny dream or movie she’d seen,’ she says.

Annabel also told her parents that the gates of heaven are made of gold and that Jesus had said to her it wasn’t her time.

Christy was initially concerned that Annabel was suffering from a head injury, but MRI and CT scans revealed she hadn’t sustained one.

Further tests also showed Annabel was no longer displaying symptoms of pseudo-obstruction motility disorder, a rare incurable condition that had seen her in and out of hospital since 2008.

The disorder meant she had to have a liquid diet, or only eat plain, soft foods. She also took ten different types of medication each day.

But, doctors have cut that down to three per day, while Annabel can now eat McDonald’s and pizza if she fancies.

Annabel’s dad can’t help but put it down to what happened in the tree. ‘I can’t explain what happened to her physically while she was in that tree,’ said Mr Beam, who’s a vet.

All I have to go on is the radiological data and the medical records from before and after. The proof is in the pudding. She wasn’t well before and now she is,’ he added.

Asked what Jesus looked like, Annabel said: ‘He had a beautiful long white robe, dark skin and a big beard – kinda like Santa Claus, but not really.’

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Muslim Youths Attack Child and Set Him on Fire in Pakistan Because He Is a Christian

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 14, 2015

fire_and_brimstoneTeenager has burns to 55% of his body after religiously motivated attack

Muslims beat him and set him alight with Kerosene because he is Christian

Attack follows Taliban bombing which killed 17 in Lahore church in March

Two young Muslims have put a 14-year-old Pakistani boy in hospital with burns to 55 percent of his body after they set him on fire because he is a Christian.

The teenager from Lahore in Punjab province Pakistan, who has been identified only as Nuaman, had just left a local shop when he was beaten and burnt with Kerosene.

The boy, who is now being treated at Mayo Hospital in Lahore, described how he was approached by the two Muslim youths as they left Friday prayers at their local mosque.

They asked him what his religion was and then, when he replied he was a Christian, they started beating him.

Nuaman tired to escaped but as he fled the two other boys poured Kerosene on him and set him on fire.

He said he ran – still on fire – until he reached a mound of sand which he rolled around in. Nuaman said some members of his local community helped him put out his burning clothes by pouring more sand on top of him, Breitbart news network reported.

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