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caption="The Yearning For Zion Ranch in Eldorado, Texas."]
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The FLDS ranch in West Texas is surrounded by wire fence and locked gates. But members of the polygamist sect don't stay put.
Cars go in, and cars go out. What they all have in common is that there are no children in those cars.
I've spent part of the day talking to the men and women driving in and out. They say the raid that led to their children being taken was unjustified and un-American.
Interestingly though, several of them tell me they feel "great." When I ask why they use that particular word, they all say something to the effect that God will make this all work out.
What's notable is that FLDS members have been saying that to me for a long time now.
Before their prophet Warren Jeffs was captured, they told me they felt "great." Before he was convicted of sex crimes, they told me they felt "great." Before this raid, they told me they felt "great."
The most loyal adherents in this sect march to their own drummer. But now, they're doing it without their children.
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