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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Young Life at the Border

Young Life at the Border
Young Life at the Border
How youth ministries are reaching teens torn between Mexico and the US.
Bekah McNeel in El Paso
Jocelyn Duran’s mother crossed the US-Mexico border 17 years ago to give birth to her in a hospital in El Paso, Texas, making the baby girl the only American citizen in her family. When she was three years old, Duran moved from her mother’s home in Ciudad Ju├írez, Mexico, to live with her grandmother in El Paso and begin attending school there.
An American education promised opportunity, an opportunity unlike any her family members had known and one she was expected to make good ...
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