It was the longest hour of Néstor Curbelo's life. He had time to question why he was in this dangerous predicament and seriously doubted whether his quest to document the history of the church in South America was worth the cost. However, these thoughts were interrupted by sounds that brought him back to the reality of his precarious situation. He could be killed. The most disconcerting sounds were the cries of women. Though a gun was put to Néstor's head several times during this ordeal, he recognized what was happening to him was awful but others were suffering more.

It was 2005 and Néstor Esteban Curbelo Armando was in Peru working on a project to document the history of the church for the Brigham Young University's Harold B. Lee Library and BYU Television International. He had forty interviews of local members on video cassettes and thirty-five...

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