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GREAT VERSES OF THE BIBLE: Galatians 2:20

Crucified with Christ

On January 30, 1973, Patrice Tamao of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, allowed himself to be nailed to a cross “as a sacrifice for world peace and understanding among men.”

As thousands watched on television, six-inch stainless steel nails were driven through his hands and feet. Tamao had planned to remain on the cross for 48 hours, but after only 20 hours he had to cut short his voluntary crucifixion because of an infection in his right foot.

The next day a newspaper headlined the event: “Crucifixion-for-peace falls short.” Continue reading

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