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Consulado de Mexico

135 W. Cardwell St.
Nogales, AZ United States

November 2014

Teresa Urrea

November 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Consulado de Mexico, 135 W. Cardwell St.
Nogales, AZ United States
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Meet Teresa Urrea, a curandera (spiritual healer) and reluctant political figure. She was born in Sinoloa, Mexico, in 1873 to a fourteen-year-old Tehueco Indian in the employ of Tomás Urrea, a wealthy hacendado (owner of a hacienda). When she was 16, she lapsed into a cataleptic state that lasted over three months. Upon awakening, Teresa reported that the Virgin had visited her and informed her that she had special powers to heal the sick and injured. From serving as an…

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