From the top of his rolling freight car, Enrique sees a figure of Christ.
In the fields of Veracruz state, among farmers and their donkeys piled with sugar cane, rises a mountain. It towers over the train he is riding. At the summit stands a statue of Jesus. It is 60 feet tall, dressed in white, with a pink tunic.
The statue stretches out both arms. They reach toward Enrique and his fellow wayfarers on top of their rolling freight cars.
Some stare silently. Others whisper a prayer.
FOR THE RECORD
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002: Enrique's Journey -- Chapter 4 of the six-part series, published Friday in Section A, described...