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The Retirement Home for Prostitutes – Casa Xochiquetzal

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The Retirement Home for Prostitutes also know as Casa Xochiquetzal (The House of the Beautiful Flowers), was established in Mexico City in the Tepito neighborhood.

This community center for sex workers, was inspired in 2007 by former prostitute, Carmen Munoz, when she saw how many old sex workers in Mexico City were sleeping on the streets. Carman was discussed at the sight and was determined to help in anyway possible. She spent many years lobbying for support from the government as well as local media. The mayor at the time, Andres Manuel Lopes Obrador, gave Carman an old run down 18th century house. Carmen spent much time transforming this house into what now houses 23 old Mexican prostitutes, with 45 current vacancies. Now there is only one stipulation when staying here (besides the obvious ones being an ex-prostitute), women have to be at least 60 years of age. Interestingly enough, women who stay at Casa Xochiquetzal, choose to continue practicing their job, even when they are required not to. All I know is this is truly the sign of a new age.

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News – World’s Oldest Father: 94 Year Old Ramjit Raghav

94 yr old Ramajit Raghav has claimed the title of world’s oldest father. The women we really should be giving credit to is his 54 yr old wife Shakuntala Devi who gave birth to their first baby. I wonder how old the oldest mother is?

Both Ramajit and Shakuntala are extremely happy and excited, considering baby Vikaramjeet was like a gift from god (God’s gift) and they planning on having a second child for next year. Although their ages are past the normal fertility period they feel they can pull it off.

Ramajit, Former wrestler, strongly believes that his health will keep him around for many years to come. He strives to see his soon grow up: “I will die only if a black snake bites me and that is very unlikely. Visit me after ten years and you will find me in the same appearance. My daily diet comprises three litres of milk, half a kilo of almonds and half a kilo of ghee (clarified butter).”

Ramajit, 94 years old according to the paper records, but he actually claims hes 100 years of age. Still, doctors say that, although it can’t be ruled out, having a baby at this age is a extremely unlikely.

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Astronaut Carving Ieronimus Cathedral

This mystery involves a carving of what appears to be an astronaut, found on the outside of a cathedral in Spain. Cathedral Ieronimus was built in 1102 AD by Episcope de Salamanca. Could this be a carving from someone who’s been to the future? Could this be some bit of technology that existed back in 1100 AD?

In fact its non of the above. In 1992 the Cathedral Ieronimus was renovated to add some additional modern and contemporary motifs. The reason for these motifs was in the tradition of the cathedral builders and restorers, they include contemporary motifs among older ones as a way of signing their work. The builder at the time, Jeronimo Garcia, chose an astronaut as a symbol of the twentieth century. This obviously debunks any and all suspicions of someone sent from the future. SOLVED!

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