I Was a Cannibal

Author(s): 
Bro. Yhugm, Rev. W. V. Grant
Publisher: 
Grant's Faith Clinic

I Was a CannibalBrother Yhugm's tale is an exciting one. Escaping from a life of primitive savagery, he came to the USA and found Jesus. Who could fail to be moved by such an astonishing and true story?

That his name is spelled one way on the cover and a different way inside (Yungm) has surely no bearing on the credibility of the content. It's a funny foreign name and easy to get wrong. A mistake anyone could make, even a man of God. No one should doubt what he says, even when it seems a little bizarre:

Clothing is not used in the, place from where I come. We only use hides from animals; tigers, lions, etc. We also get our food from those animals. One eats the raw meat from these animals—not cooked. Eating raw meat is what makes my people very strong.

Sometimes the people get very fat. Many cannot run because they are very fat. But they are very strong.

They can conquer an animal with their bare hands, be it a lion or a tiger. But it is not all of them that can do this. The majority of them have the ability to run faster than a horse. The older ones are the ones who can do this.

Just because no one else has reported the existence of tigers in the jungles of South America is no reason to pooh-pooh what he (via the estimable Reverend Grant) tells us. There must be tigers, otherwise how could the following episode have happened:

Once when I was travelling among the mountains, a tiger came at me. But what was really good about this is, we were both babies. The tiger was just a small babe, and I was small also. I was able to conquer him. He only scratched me about three times. I strangled him with all my heart and might. My father was very happy when I got home with it on my shoulders. It was the first time I had ever done that. My father hugged me and carried me all over. He took very good care of me. I was the baby of all. Through that incident, I was encouraged to continue hunting in this way.

I would go all by myself among the mountains. I would meet all sorts of animals there. I would also come in front of the plants that would devour people. These plants can eat a lion or a tiger. The plants have leaves spreading around. If you fall in there, it can get a hold of you, and it wraps you and takes you into the middle. Some prongs are stuck in you and the blood is sucked out of you. When you fall in there, only the bones are left. Where you see these plants,
you see different kinds of bones of different animals. Someone who didn't know about this would think that some animal had just died there. There are several of these plants.

Plants that can eat a lion or tiger! Gosh, this is gripping stuff, isn't it? There's lot of carnivorousness to this part of his story, not all of it very nice:

The people where I am from, eat people. They take a white person, tie and bind him, and kill him. Then they cut off his head and start eating him, all of him, until they finish him completely, even the bones.

Unhappily, one day while out in the jungle the young Yhugm falls into the hands of evil slavers. He escapes from their boat but finds himself lost out on the ocean, floating on a life-raft. Eventually he lands in El Salvador where after a period hiding out in the mountains he is taken in by a family who teach him Spanish. He starts taking an interest in Christianity and decides he must travel to the US.

When he finally reaches the Land of the Free, some tiresome immigration officials want to know who he is and where he has come from. He fobs them off by making constant references to Jesus, and somehow avoids being deported. One can't help feeling that the US border police were a tad lackadaisical in this case. Tut, tut.

It is not long before Yhugm comes upon the Pentecostalists and the remarkable Brother Grant. An ignorant person might consider that being a Christian preacher is nothing like as fun as eating white men or strangling tigers, but Yhugm knows otherwise:

One night I saw Evangelist, W. V. Grant, from Dallas, Texas, under a heavy anointing of God's spirit. The blind saw; the lame walked; the deaf heard. I thought, "This is a ministry like Jesus had." Scores of people came forward seeking God. They were filled with the Spirit. I said, "This is beautiful. This is what I want and have been hungry for all my life."

A happy ending to an extraordinary tale, one I am sure you will agree is equally persuasive throughout.

Comments

I believe it exactly as much as I believe all the stories of Christians who used to be into heavy metal bands and constantly on drugs.

My own journey has been in the opposite direction. I expect to become a cannibal soon.

In fact the word Tigre, which is standard Spanish for tiger, is used widely in South America to mean a Jaguar. (Not that I beilive the story).
Grant went to prison for tax evasion in 1996. As soon as he got out he went right back to convincing the gullible, the desperate, and the senile to fork over their money. I almost wish that hell was real, just for the pleasure of imagining him roasting in it.

I personally met this man of God Bro.Yhugum when I was a child. My mother carried me to revival in East Praire Mo. He laid hands upon me and prayed for me. I believe his story simply because: in fact there were real cannibalism going on and the details are so explicit. If you had met him like I did you would believe too!

I know Brother Yhugm personally and have since I've been a child. I am now a missionary licensed and ordained. I know his story is true but I tell you how this book by W.V.Grant explains Bro. Yhugm's story is indeed evagelasticcccc, full of deceit, and utter lies he has had another book out for some time that is legitimate.
I have not read this book only the above in red. Bro Yhugm can not read nor write and didn't even know this was up here until he asked me to search it for him on internet.
I've read some of the above to him and he has said to me "no that is not true I've never said that" "There are no plants that big" "i don't know where in the world they have plants like that" "no only Jaguar, anacondas, big pythons 30ft long, or Boa constrictor; there are no tigers or lions there" "the land is flat no mountains" " I was in the amazon" - in reference to everything above. "No i first went to Assembly Of God church close to Lovelland, Tx with Brother Gibson"

ONLY THE BELOW IS ACCURATE out of the above context:
Unhappily, one day while out in the jungle the young Yhugm falls into the hands of evil slavers. He escapes from their boat but finds himself lost out on the ocean, floating on a life-raft. Eventually he lands in El Salvador where after a period hiding out in the mountains he is taken in by a family who teach him Spanish. He starts taking an interest in Christianity and decides he must travel to the US.

"No they did not teach me Spanish" "I have a hard time with their language"

When he finally reaches the Land of the Free, some tiresome immigration officials want to know who he is and where he has come from.

I wish I could write out his story on here it is just tooo much I can only tell his story is real and true but these people are only trying to make themselves look good and as Bro. Yhugm has just said to me "they completely twisted my story".

So I'm sorry you all had to see the above book.
I met this man of God when I was 10yrs and am now 22yrs old and have heard his story many times and none of the above has he ever mentioned not once.

Hey my apologies after posting the above Brother Yhugm corrected me and he said the immigration sent him to Lydia Patterson Institute and that was the first place he was associated with and they wanted to teach him how to read but because he had no money they had to release him. -In 1965 was when immigration first caught up with him.

And he says "i've never found Jesus; Jesus found me in the Jungle"

Thanks for the enlightening information. It was pretty clear the book was rubbish but good to hear it from (close to) the horse's mouth.

A corrected version of his Biography can be found at www.yhugm.com and is called, "YHUGM; The Last Survivor of His Tribe." Yhugm asked someone else to re-write his biography and correct the story so his life story could be recorded with 100% accuracy (such as discussing "jaguars", not "tigers", etc). The second book is far more accurate and more interesting and about 3 times longer and goes into more about who he is as a person, not just the sensational stories. Check it out. You can also hear Yhugm tell his story in his own words in a video at that sight as well.

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