In 1989, while working as a missionary in Guatemala, Sister Dianna Ortiz was abducted by security forces and brutally tortured. In her memoir she recounts this ordeal and her struggle to heal herself and uncover the truth about her abductors. She is now director of the Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition.

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  • Dianna Ortiz Author and director of the Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition

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