By by Molly Parker, The Southern Illinoisan | ProPublica: Articles and Investigations | 3 months 1 week ago | Media
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by Molly Parker , The Southern Illinoisan
It’s a Sunday morning in late February at the tiny Baptist church atop the hill in Thebes, a remote village of about 400 people in the southernmost part of Illinois. I'm here for a story assignment, but to know people is to worship with them. Faith is as much a part of these small communities as the rivers that run outside...