Deep in the Amazon, evangelical missionaries fight a custom of killing babies

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

In the Amazon, some native tribes are burying their babies alive if they are born with birth defects — defects that can often be treated with modern medicine. Evangelical Christian missionaries have launched a campaign against the practice, and Brazilian politicians are getting caught in the middle. ABC Correspondent Dan Harris has been deep in the Amazon investigating the debate.
Guest: Dan Harris, ABC News correspondent and anchor. His piece airs on ABC's "Nightline," as part of the "Into the Wild" series, Wednesday at 11:35 p.m. Eastern.

Contributors:

Chelsea Merz

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