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Friday, July 5, 2019

Grieving Our Broken Border

Grieving Our Broken Border
immigration
Grieving Our Broken Border
Max Lucado and five other leaders share their petitions: “Let’s pray. Let’s lament. Let’s groan.”
Bekah McNeel
As CT’s immigrant communities editor, I was planning our coverage of the crises affecting immigrant children at the Texas border when I saw the now-infamous Associated Press photo: that little arm around the neck of her father, hanging on as they drowned in the Rio Grande.
Days of pent-up journalistic angst cracked, and I sobbed. I cried thinking of the fear of those last moments. I cried in dismay knowing that, if they had made it, they might have been safe. I cried in frustration knowing ...
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