what are two superstitions that Father Gonzaga and the townspeople test to see if the old man is an angel?
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The angel's botched miracles;
1) The blind man didn't recover his sight, but he did grow three new teeth.
2) The paralytic didn't walk, but he did almost win the lottery.
3) The leper's sores sprouted sunflowers.
4) The church wanted Gonzaga to determine how many times the old man could fit on the head of a pin.
Source(s): A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings: A Tale For Children by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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