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Families Divided

A family was separated at the border, and this distraught father took his own life

A Honduran father separated from his wife and child killed himself in a padded cell in Starr County last month, according to Border Patrol agents and an incident report filed by sheriff’s deputies.

By Nick Miroff, The Washington Post
A Border Patrol Agent makes his way through harsh terrain along the Rio Grande River in Starr County, Texas.

Families Divided

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