Determined The photos/descriptions below is telling the harsh reality of wanting to have a better life and the determination behind people who are willing to risk it all to find it. Through talking about the struggles, obstacles some people are willing to face to find their parent(s) who have left them. From my understanding, almost all of us were immigrants before coming to the U.S. This is news by connecting to the audience of wanting to see parents, shows the truth of what is going on with facts and pictures, it’s for the public to see and with what is going on and with what is Trump currently trying to do it connects with that subject, it’s there and transparent; not hiding anything, it’s offering a voice to someone who doesn’t in this country. It is the right for us to know and since some may not know of this struggle it is something that should be published which may or may not have the person change their mind on the subject but this is being honest, true and showing photos of what is going on and not playing around with the idea and showing us!

Twelve-year-old Dennis Ivan Contrares, two weeks out of Honduras, has only his mother's San Diego phone number to go on. After a fitful night on the northbound Mexican freight he says his dreams are always the same: "find mama, go to school, learn English and help other children. I would help the street children because I walk the streets and they die in the streets." (Don Bartletti, Los Angeles Times)

The hands of Central American migrants and those of Mexicans passing them food meet as a train passes through Fortin de las Flores, Mexico. The simple generosity of the poor residents along the tracks through Vera Cruz state is legendary among train-riding stowaways. (Don Bartletti, Los Angeles Times)
Elio Trujillo Martinez, 13, works for tips in an outdoor market in Tegucigalpa, hauling goods in a handmade wheelbarrow. Independence comes at an early age in impoverished Honduras. Each year the country loses thousands of children who flee to the United States in search of parents who left them behind. (Don Bartletti, Los Angeles Times)
In the vast migration that is changing the US, a Honduran boy rides a freight through Mexico. Each year thousands of undocumented Central Americans stow away for 1,500 miles on the tops and sides of trains. Some are parents desperate to escape poverty. Many are children in search of a parent who left them behind long ago. Only the brave and the lucky reach their goal. (Don Bartletti, Los Angeles Times)
Teenage boys peer out of a jail cell crowded with stowaways captured in Chiapas, Mexico. Next stop, deportation to the Guatemala border. Many undocumented Central Americans make numerous attempts to reach the U.S. border aboard freight trains. (Don Bartletti, Los Angeles Times)



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