El Paso, Texas (CNN)Carlos Gutierrez says the Holy Spirit didn’t take hold of him until five years ago when three men took hold of his legs. Using an ax, the men proceeded to mutilate him, he said.
“The only thing I did at that moment was scream to God because I didn’t think I was going to survive. I screamed, ‘Forgive me! Lord, forgive me!’ ” Gutierrez told CNN from the courtyard of his Catholic church near his middle-class neighborhood in west El Paso.
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