Amid shock of loss, hope and faith persist

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Lara Stern, right, prays with her daughter, Alana, 8, and husband Samuel Stern Sunday, June 16, 2013 during a community prayer and praise worship service at First Baptist Church on Black Forest Road northeast of Colorado Springs, Colo. The Stern family and at least ten other families at the church lost their homes to the Black Forest fire. The Sterns have four children in all. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
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