Sunday, September 21, 2008

Christian Evangelist compound raided in child porn case

The outside of Tony Alamo Christian Church is seen, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008 in Fouke, Ark., after FBI agents and state police raided the evangelist's headquarters Saturday as part of a child pornography investigation (AP Photo/Mike Wintroath)

Alamo and his wife Susan were street preachers along Hollywood's Sunset Strip in 1966 before forming a commune near Saugus, Calif. Susan Alamo died of cancer in 1982 and Alamo claimed she would be resurrected and kept her body on display for six months while their followers prayed.

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