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When she was 13, Linda Kay Klein joined an evangelical church that valued sexual purity. She recounts her experiences in the memoir Pure. Jami Saunders Photography/Simon & Schuster hide caption

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Memoirist: Evangelical Purity Movement Sees Women's Bodies As A 'Threat'

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The Assembly of God in Central holds regular youth services where young residents sing, pray, and worship together. This evangelical church has several other branches on the town's outskirts. Catherine Osborn/NPR hide caption

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Brazilians Turn To Evangelical Church In Rural Town Wracked By Drugs And Poverty

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José Rolando Arévalo, a 24-year-old ex-gang member, prays at Eben-ezer church. His head is tattooed with the number 18, a reference to his affiliation with the Barrio 18 gang. Alicia Vera hide caption

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For Some Gang Members In El Salvador, The Evangelical Church Offers A Way Out

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White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin unveil the entrance to the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images hide caption

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Religion A Large Presence As U.S. Embassy Opens In Jerusalem

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