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1.4 billion   Bibles and New Testaments distributed by Gideons International since July 1908.

25%   People who say they read the Bibles in their hotel rooms.

2,300   Estimated people potentially exposed to each hotel Bible over its six-year lifespan, according to Gideon research.



45%   Hispanic Catholics in the U.S. who say they have received or witnessed a divine healing.

21%   Non-Hispanic Catholics who say this.

29%   U.S. Catholics who are Latino.



37%   Americans who say they worry about global warming "a great deal."

35%   Americans who said this in 1989.



53%   Americans who say they are middle class.

41%   Americans who earn less than $20,000 a year who say this.

33%   Americans who earn more than $150,000 a year who say this.

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