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After prayer...

After prayer...

Un relato de “ficción”.

It is Friday morning, the cold and thirsty were the permanent companions in the journey of Anastasio Servellón and his family. They were walking somewhere along the border between Mexico and the United States.

They started their travel from El Salvador three weeks ago. Anastasio is a farmer, he lost his harvest because of the drought of last year. Also, he left his home because of threats from gang members. Anastasio and his family lived in Cantón Las Crucitas, Alegría in the Usulután department.

Anastasio and Erlinda (his wife) decided to go to the United States. Actually, they didn’t want to go to the United States but Anastacio thought: “If w ego to the United States we will survive…” after that Anastasio asked his wife about her opinion. Erlinda said: “If we didn’t have problems with gangs we could live here in Alegría forever. Remember our neighbor, when the gangs threatened him, he took off. I will call up my aunt who lives in the United States, she can sen…