'Boy who came back from Heaven' admits he lied. Book pulled.

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  1. kinneyjames

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    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/15/alex-malarkey-boy-who-came-back-from-heaven_n_6483432.html

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    A bestselling Christian book that claims to detail a boy's trip to heaven and his return to Earth is being pulled from stores after one of its co-authors admitted he made the whole thing up.

    The 2010 memoir, "The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven," was written by Alex Malarkey and his father, Kevin Malarkey, a Christian therapist in Ohio.

    In 2004, when Alex was 6, the two were badly injured in an automobile accident. Alex ended up in a coma for two months, and the book claims to tell the story of his trips to heaven during that time.

    Malarkey described a heaven with a "hole in outer heaven" that goes to hell. He detailed his conversations with Jesus Christ and meetings with the devil, who at one point blamed him for the accident.

    But on Tuesday, the boy, who was left a quadriplegic in the accident, took it all back. The Pulpit & Pen website published "An Open Letter to Lifeway and Other Sellers, Buyers, and Marketers of Heaven Tourism, by the Boy Who Did Not Come Back From Heaven,” written by Alex.

    Of course his name is 'Malarkey'

    more at link
     
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    I'd wish bad things to happen to him, but too late.
     
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    It wasn't heaven.
    Turns out he was in Beth's closet the whole time.
    The Devil who blamed him for the accident was only Wiggy.
     
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    what a bunch of Malarkey! :c
     
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    Wait, they made all of that up? :nooo:
     
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    Heaven; snicker
     
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    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    just coming here to call the kid a shit head.. saw his picture and changed my mind.
     
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    He's writing a new book, "The Boy Who Is Going To Hell"
     
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    The real question is who are the dim bulbs that believe this horseshit in the first place?
     
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    A fictional story about a fictional place? Shocking. :coffee:
     
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    The funniest and saddest part is that it wasn't immediately apparent to anyone over 6 that it was a lie.
     
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    :spit: :lol:
     
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    so lying about going to heaven will get you book pulled but writing about molesting your little sister wont? i stay so confused these days.
     
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    No shit. :nocheer:

    Now I want to send the kid a sandwich or sumthin.
     
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    Beth has a version coming out.

    "Oh My No God"
     
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    I'm willing to bet there are a couple of wacky religious parents involved here.
     
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    I once told people I went to Brooklyn. I was lying.
     
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