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DENVER (BP) -- Four Colorado pastors were seven hours into a rugged road trip across rural Nepal April 25 when they got word that an earthquake had struck near Kathmandu.
More reports trickled in to the missionary with whom the pastors were traveling, and an hour later their 15-passenger van turned around in the
rutted road and headed back to what became the Americans' "home" for the next eight days.
Five of those nights they slept outside, sharing with the Nepalis the trauma of structure-jolting aftershocks.
"Everything was in a state of chaos," said Marc Maurer, co-pastor of Mesa View Church in Mesa, Colo., founder of Beyond the Giant Ministries International. Read More