Jean Donovan

April 10, 1953 - December 2, 1980

Missionary to El Salvador volunteering to feed the poor during the country's civil war

From Westport, Connecticut
Served in El Salvador
Affiliation: Catholic
Death: Raped and murdered by a military death squad

"I don’t know how the poor survive. People in our positions really have to die to ourselves and our wealth to gain the spirituality of the poor and oppressed."

Jean Donovan (1953-1980)