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{quote}Lucia{quote} speaks about her experience of fleeing her home country of Guatemala and crossing the border into the United States.  Her children rest at her side at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in McAllen, TX. Many families are processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and then taken to the center, where they are provided with clean clothes, a shower and meal before embarking to their final destinations.  AMANDA VOISARD/AMERICAN-STATESMAN
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"Lucia" speaks about her experience of fleeing her home country of Guatemala and crossing the border into the United States. Her children rest at her side at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in McAllen, TX. Many families are processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and then taken to the center, where they are provided with clean clothes, a shower and meal before embarking to their final destinations. AMANDA VOISARD/AMERICAN-STATESMAN