Sheila Provencher lived and worked with Christian Peacemaker Teams in Baghdad from December 2003 to December 2005. She continues to serve as a CPT reservist while pursuing premedical studies in the Boston area.
“They set him on fire,”Musa*said.“TheIraqiArmydetainedmycousin,andused fire. Doyouunderstand?”
I prayed that I had not understood. “Did they burn his house, or his body?” Please God let it be just his house, I prayed.
“His body,” said Musa. “He was in the hospital for a week, but he died. He had four children. Do you see what happens to us in Iraq?”