Oral Roberts

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Oral Roberts (January 24, 1918 – December 15, 2009) was a controversial American televangelist and preacher. In 1980 he claimed he saw a 900 foot tall Jesus who told him to collect money to build a hospital. In 1987 he told his followers that Jesus appeared to him and claimed that unless his followers donated 8 million dollars he and his family would die. Eventually 9.1 million dollars were donated.

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