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The phenomena of sacred miracles are the greatest mysteries of the world's Holy Books. They are well documented and, according to the majority of religious orders, brought about by the volition of the Creator. In this respect, the majority of the scientific community continues grasping the meaning of such concepts as miracles, when it is often impossible to authenticate “divine intervention.”
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Civil War Veteran Jacob Miller of the 9th Indiana Infantry was shot in the forehead on Sept.19th 1863 at Brock Field at Chickamauga. He survived the shot, later writing that he had a constant reminder of the Chickamauga Battlefield and the constant pain he suffered from that wound.

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These Are the Oldest Trees on the Planet

Methuselah- The world’s oldest individual tree lives 10,000 feet above sea level in the Inyo National Forest, California. A staggering 4,765 years old, this primeval tree was already a century old when the first pyramid was built in Egypt. The tree is hidden among other millennia-old Great Basin bristlecone pines in a grove called the Forest of Ancients. To protect the tree from vandalism, the forest service keeps its exact location secret

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Tarxien - Temple in Malta, Oldest free standing structure on earth, older than the pyramids

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Miraculous Discovery: Darren Naish, palaeontologist at the University of Southampton, says the fossil is “incredible”. Rauhut says that fossils of theropod dinosaurs, which include the genus Tyrannosaurus, are rare and usually fragmented. “The best-preserved Tyrannosaurus we have are about 80 percent preserved, and that is already terrific,” he says. The new fossil is around 98% intact.

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To stay alive so long! Largest Boabab in the world. The Sunland Big Baobab is carbon dated to be around 6000 years old. It has a pub inside the tree!

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[First Glimpse of Moonrise taken by Col. Chris Hadfield on the Int'l Space Station] Is it not a miracle that mankind has been bestowed such increased knowledge to be able to even take this picture?

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1994: A symbol of hope, rebirth & unity for Native Americans has been born in the form of a white buffalo. The rare birth, born in Wisconsin, has great cultural significance for the Great Plains Native American tribes. A Sioux medicine man from South Dakota says the arrival of the white buffalo is like the Second Coming of Christ. The odds of a white buffalo being born is 1 in 6,000 million. Some believe this buffalo is a messenger of creation.

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NASA to broadcast Curiosity's 1st anniversary celebration on August 6th 10:45 ET

Mankind's knowledge has become so advanced that we can send this rover to Mars! Now that's a miracle!

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Healing Waters of Tlacote, Mexico: in this small town people line up to visit Jesus Chahin's well that is reputed to have miraculous healing powers. The famous water is said to have cured everything from AIDS and cancer to obesity and high cholesterol. Since 1991 millions of people have been to Tlacote, as far away as Europe and Russia, to be healed. The ranch owner, Chahin, has kept a register of each visitor since he opened the well to the public. As many as 5,000-10,000 people a day has…

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Boy's miracle cure makes 'Lily of the Mohawks' first Native American saint

Boy's 'miracle' cure makes 1st Native American saint - World news - Europe | NBC News

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