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‘Heaven Is For Real’ is Real Says Colton Burpo, Teen Who Says He Visited Heaven as a Boy

Heaven Is For Real‘s Colton Burpo, the subject of the book-turned-movie Heaven is for Real, stands by his story of visiting Heaven as a boy. His revelation comes in light of a confession by Alex Malarkey, the subject of another book, The Boy Who Went to Heaven, who recently revealed that his story is not real and did not happen. …

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“Heaven Is For Real” Countered By Atheist Gene Weingarten’s “Me & Dog”

Heaven Is For Real may be a best selling book, but now it has some competition from a children’s book by an atheist author. Gene Weingarten says his book Me & Dog was written as an “antidote” to Heaven Is For Real which he called “a foul load of phony, credulous, opportunistic crap by a pastor named Todd Burpo, whose …

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‘Heaven is for Real’ Movie Crushes Johnny Depp at Box Office

The Heaven is for Real movie opened in theaters on April 16th, and on Easter weekend it crushed Johnny Depp’s new film Trandsendence in box office earnings. Heaven is for Real soared, bringing in $21.5 million from 2, 417 theaters. Depp’s film opened to a rather dismal $11.5 million coming from a total of 3, 455 movie theater locations. Based …

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‘Heaven is For Real’ Crushes It at Box Office

Faith-based film Heaven Is for Real crushed it at the Easter weekend box office, earning $21.5 million from 2,417 theaters to destroy big-budget sci-fic epic Transcendence, which earned an unimpressive $11.5 million from 3,455 locations. Heaven Is for Real, from Sony’s TriStar label, opened Wednesday and earned $28.5 million in its first five days and placed third overall for the …

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Colton Burpo: Little Angel or Exploited Kid?

Little Colton Burpo went through hell, then told everyone he’d been to heaven. When Colton Burpo’s appendix ruptured, he was only 4 years old. He was rushed to the hospital and had a brush with death — though he was never declared clinically dead during his ordeal — but he was pulled through thanks to some wonderful doctors and nurses …

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Colton Burpo Still Remembers His Trip To Heaven

In the spring of 2003, 4-year-old Colton Burpo underwent an emergency appendectomy. Over the next few months, following the surgery, Colton slowly tells his family of his miraculous out-of-body experience. Colton revealed that he left his body, during the operation, and flew to Heaven. He described the people he met, including Jesus, and was able to tell his family what …

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