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Dying to Cross: Migrants Continue to Perish in Arizona

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2014 | 3:12 PM

We arrive to Tucson's Southside Presbyterian Church at a few minutes to 7pm on a Tuesday. After being greeted by a robed monk and a few other participants, my friend and I take our seats for a meeting of the Samaritans, a "strictly volunteer" organization whose mission is to save...

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Notes From the Other Border

(4) Comments | Posted June 30, 2013 | 9:54 AM

Although I'm a lifelong New Yorker, I can't say that I've ever thought of myself as living in a border state. In my mind, the word "border" has always conjured up images of wide, flat and dry places. Places where the sky is big and the water scarce. Places I...

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