Guatemala exhumes its past, and villa...

Guatemala exhumes its past, and village honors victims

The daughters of Teresa Lopez Perez sought a proper farewell for their mother on familiar ground, not the hurried burial she had been given decades earlier under military bombardment in the hills. With gentle tucks and pulls, the sisters wrapped her in vivid Maya attire - an embroidered blouse, or huipil, a hand-woven sash, or faja, and a traditional shawl.

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