Monthly Archives: October 2011

Los dos mundos (Two Worlds)

In one world I am half the age of the people that I work closely with and far too frequently older than the ones that I serve. In the other, I spend almost all of my time with 18-22 year … Continue reading

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El miedo (Fear)

God says time and time again “do not be afraid.” That is the hardest commandment to follow here in the desert. Before I came to Mexico (and I imagine even now) many people that I knew were concerned for my … Continue reading

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Andamos juntos (We Travel Together)

The journey of migration can create terrifying loneliness and unexpected companionship. We always worry the most about the migrants who travel alone. The 19-year-old sleeping on the streets while he tries to find a way to try to cross again. … Continue reading

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