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It was all a joke, the man behind Eternal Earth-Bound Pets now says.
March 22, 2012 Bart Centre now says his Eternal Earth-Bound Pets venture was a spoof and that he never took anyone's money. His admission came after insurance regulators started to ask questions about what he was up to.
Harold Camping speaks during a taping of his show Open Forum in Oakland, Calif., on Monday (May 23, 2011).
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May 24, 2011 His calculations were off, religious broadcaster Harold Camping said on his radio network Monday. But he maintains that Saturday marked the "spiritual" beginning of The Rapture. And he says the world will end on Oct. 21.
May 23, 2011 He's "flabbergasted" that The Rapture hasn't begun, Camping tells The San Francisco Chronicle. Watch for him to have more to say later today.
Despite the warnings, in Manila today life seemed to go on.
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May 21, 2011 It looks like The Rapture that evangelical radio broadcaster Harold Camping said would begin at 2 a.m. ET today and that lots of folks are talking about hasn't gotten going.
May 13: A believer walks through the streets of Manhattan.
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May 20, 2011 The evangelical radio broadcaster who says Judgment Day is nearly here has things getting started when it's 6 p.m. Saturday at the international dateline in the Pacific. That's late tonight on the West Coast of the U.S.
May 18, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the political junkie, and marking the end of the world on Judgment Day. In the second hour, Hollywood stuntman Vic Armstrong, and prosecuting Nazi war crimes.
January 3, 2011 Stories have shown up in several news outlets over the past couple days about a movement of Christians loosely organized by radio broadcasts and websites, independent of churches and convinced that the end of the world will begin on May 21, 2011.
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