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Badger News Jim Stennett

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Seven Days of Solidarity in El Salvador Lindsay Hughes, MLA ’08

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GreenKeepers Act ‘Outside The Box’ Elizabeth Jouve

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Writing Their Song Caroline Smith

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Calendar of Events

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Photo by Keith Necaise.

Archbishop Romero’s tomb lies in the crypt of the Metropolitan Cathedral of San Salvador. Photo by Lindsay Hughes

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I have frequently been threatened with death. I must say that, as a Christian, I do not believe in death but in the resurrection. If they kill me, I shall rise again in the Salvadoran people.

El Salvador by Lindsay Hughes, MLA ‘08

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“It’s easy to help, but it’s harder to risk. What am I willing to risk for the truth – for what I know to be true for me?” – Peggy O’Neill, S.C. Our group met with Peggy O’Neill, S.C., founder of the Art Center for Peace in Suchitoto. Back row, from left, Rev. Ted Arroyo, S.J., Cory Bronenkamp ’11, Kathleen Kirk ‘11, Peggy O’Neill, S.C., Kendall Schafer ‘11, Billy Kavula, Katie Doyle ‘12, Lindsay Hughes, Emily Reznicek ‘12; front row, Michael Lysek ‘11, Adriana Moreno ‘10, Mackie Duhon ‘11, and Maria Walser ‘10. Photo by Francisco Mena Ugarte

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Romero was assassinated at this altar while celebrating Mass at the Divine Providence chapel. Photo by Lindsay Hughes

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The members of CoMadres, the Committee of Mothers of the Disappeared, watch as our van pulls away. Alicia de Garcia, far left, is a founding member of the group. Photo by Lindsay Hughes

“This trip makes me want to fight for justice and stand up to oppression everywhere so that nobody ever has to suffer like the Salvadorans suffered.” – Emily Reznicek ’12 11

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Kathleen Kirk ‘11 visits the Monument to Memory and Truth, which honors the thousands of civilian victims of the civil war. Photo by Lindsay Hughes

“I will forever be thankful for my experiences there and am happy to say that I have family in El Salvador.” – Kathleen Kirk ’11

Bottom left: Michael Lysek ‘11 and Maria Walser ‘10 hold up paintings by Mario, center, one of the youth in Guarjila. Photo by Mackie Duhon ‘11 Bottom right: Our home-stay family in Guarjila, from left: Emily Reznicek ‘12, Eva, Lindsay Hughes, Nora and Gerardito.

The Jon Cortina, S.J., house and museum features a mural of Cortina, Archbishop Oscar Romero, Rutilio Grande, S.J., and others. Photo by Lindsay Hughes

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Writing Their

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The Spring Hill College Magazine | Spring 2010