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Maria Brigida Gonzalez, a member of the peace community of San Jose de Apartado, Colombia.  In 1997, 1400 war-weary peasants declared they would no longer cooperate with any of the armed parties in the hemisphere’s longest-running war. They paid a heavy price for their witness; more than 200 members of the community have been killed. In 2013, two army generals were indicted for a 2005 massacre in the community, and on December 10, 2013, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon, in the name of the state, publicly asked the community for forgiveness. In this image, Gonzalez holds a photo of her daughter Elisenia, killed by the army in 2005.