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Mormon Enclave Threatened in Mexico

An American Mormon community in northern Mexico faces a growing threat from kidnappers, extortionists and drug cartels. Most recently, Mormon leader Benjamin LeBaron and his brother-in-law were murdered.

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Article | COLONIA LEBARON, Mexico -- Mormon pioneer Alma Dayer LeBaron had a vision when he moved his breakaway sect of polygamists to this valley 60 years ago: His many children would live in peace and prosperity among the pretty pecan orchards they would plant in the desert.

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