Monday, December 19, 2011
Gutsy Silent Angels Want Peace in Mexico
Raymundo Aguirre for NPR
After 20 minutes of silent witness, the angels gather around a group of neighbors and pray with them for employment, for better living conditions, for salvation from sin, and for an end to the murders.
With their silver makeup complete, the young people pile into a decrepit green van nicknamed "the weenie," and make their way to the first stop of the day. Their wings are strapped on the roof.
The van pulls up in front of a supermarket at a busy intersection.
The angels, well rehearsed, take their positions on street corners and medians. They stand on folding chairs in long white robes, so that they look like giants...
READ more on npr.org for December 19, 2011 here or GO here to listen to the 6 minute story.
Posted by CN at 4:33 PM