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56 years ago it was 1956.  Today 56 years ago 5 young men were martyred taking the gospel to the Auca Indians (commonly so called). They were (alphabetical order)

            Jim Elliot,

            Pete Fleming,

            Ed McCully,

            Nate Saint,

            Roger Youderian


– killed in Ecuador, along the CurarayRiver.  If you have not read Jim’s widow’s book Through Gates of Splendor (1957) it is well worth reading

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