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Tony Alamo's wife Susan was actually the evangelist originally. I believe Tony sang. I remember seeing them pass our house daily going to their compound in Dyer. Susan had ties to the area and moved her ministry here for a number of years. The people of Alma don't remember the Alamos favorably and would have preferred they settled somewhere else. Many visitors to the area actually thought Alma was named after them. We were Alma before the Alamos showed up.