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What will Kerry Do About Christian Persecution in China?

pinenee Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 2:34 PM
The main ingredient in the Sodom and Gomorrah story, define when the status quo can't be fixed, leave and don't look back. The decision to leave is permanent. Iif and when someone look back they are turned into a pillar of salt. Every step taken by the community human required social, political, and economic change. To change for the better required humans involved, to not look back.

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