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7-year-old migrant girl taken into Border Patrol custody dies of dehydration, exhaustion

The Guatemalan child was taken into custody last week after crossing from Mexico into the United States illegally with her father and a large group of migrants along a remote span of New Mexico desert

By Nick Miroff and Robert Moore, The Washington Post
A memorial in the desert near Falfurrias on April 2, 2013. Brooks County officials and ranchers have discovered the bodies of hundreds of undocumented immigrants over the years.

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