In a small community an hour and a half south of Lima, Peruvian Baptist Convention President Pepe Flores looks on, hands clasped tightly, as the local lay pastor exhorts a crowd who had gathered around the research team.
Almost no houses were untouched by the strong quake. Many were not as blessed as this family. Many lost everything. In spite of only having 3 walls standing, many have to remain inside their homes to protect what precious little they have from the roving gangs of looters that have surfaced since the quake.