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Death and Resistance on the U.S.-Mexico Border: A Democracy Now! Special

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ALVARO ENCISO: For as long as I can. You know, the objective of the project has already been you know, the statement has been made, that there are crosses here in the desert, that 3,000 people have died, and then a whole bunch missing. But for me, going out every Tuesday, it has become my meditation, my going to church, my you know, I'm not a believer. I'm not a I don't follow any religion or anything. But this gives me the opportunity to connect with whatever spiritual thing is happening here. So this is my this has become part of my life.

AMY GOODMAN: Tucson-based artist Alvaro Enciso. He has created more than 900 crosses to honor migrants who have died in the Sonoran Desert. He calls his project Where Dreams Die.

And that does it for today's show, "Death and Resistance on the U.S.-Mexico Border," a Democracy Now! special. Special thanks to Maria Taracena, Libby Rainey, Charina Naduro, Tey Astudillo, John Hamilton and Denis Moynihan. I'm Amy Goodman. Thanks so much for joining us.

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