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Local family has connection to people portrayed in movie

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WORTHINGTON -- As missionaries, John and Gioconda Armstrong were naturally interested in the recently released feature film, "End of the Spear," which relates the story of missionaries who were killed by the people they intended to evangelize in the jungle of Ecuador and the tribe's later reconciliation with the men's relatives.


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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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