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October 6th, 2010

Do You Believe In Divine Intervention?


Early this morning, CNN.com peaked my interest with one of their top news stories. The teaser read:

“Victor Perez had been glued to TV coverage of the abduction of an 8-year-old girl in Fresno, California. Soon afterwards, he saw the suspect’s truck, then a little girl inside. What he did next made all the difference.”

After watching the video of Perez explaining what he did, I was in awe by the chain of events.

This man didn’t make it to work that day since rain made his day job cutting wine grapes difficult. Instead, he was watching news anchors describe a young girl’s abduction. He then went outside and recognized the van they mentioned in the news report drive by and hopped in his own truck to follow it, soon realizing the girl was inside, eventually bringing her to safety.

“I thank God that He put me here to help out that little girl,” Victor Perez said.

“It is truly a miracle of God that she is with us today,” Police Chief Jerry Dyer said in the CNN article. “We beat the odds today.”

Do you think it was divine intervention?

The Author : Annie Reuter
Annie Reuter, is a freelance writer and music blogger who covers concerts and music festivals around the country. In constant pursuit of the next show to attend and band to interview, Annie keeps up her own music blog, You Sing, I Write, where she uncovers what it's really like to spend the day with a rock star.
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  • Matt

    Depends how you define “intervention”, I suppose. :)

    Personally, I’d rate him being home from work as a result of the rain as coincidence, but him being the sort of man who’d actively help chase down a kidnapper as being the sort of grace that makes all great people what they are.

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