Woman, Salvadoran group seek peace after horror
DANIELLE MARIE MACKEY
Originally published in the National Catholic Reporter print edition of August 3-16, 2012. Visit NCR at www.NCRonline.org. All photos original unless otherwise noted.
|A government soldier stands watch outside a home in San Salvador during the war. Photo courtesy of COMADRES.|
|A COMADRES member in the group's signature dress, during a wartime protest in the streets of San Salvador. Photo courtesy of COMADRES.|
|A man kneels at the discovered body of a disappeared loved one during the war. Photo courtesy of COMADRES.|
|Pati in the COMADRES' San Salvador office. May 2012.|
(In the video below, Pati answers the question, For you, what are the most important things in life, after having experienced what you have? Why is it worth it for you to carry on? More available at www.yultaketzaelsalvador.blogspot.com. Thanks to Laura Hershberger for providing the subtitles!)