The Temptation of Demetrio Vigil
By Alisa Valdes
Published: May 16, 2013.
Coronado Prep student Maria Ochoa, 16, is near death after crashing her car on an isolated stretch of New Mexico Highway 14 during a blizzard. When the only person to show up to help her is a teen gangbanger named Demetrio Vigil, Maria fears she’s doomed -- until the young man manages, miraculously, to heal her nearly fatal wounds with nothing but the warm energy radiating from his hands.