Day Two of the Migrant Trail

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Deanna Dent
05/26/2015 - Participants pack up their tents, sleeping bags and gear during the second morning of the 12th annual Migrant Trail that covers 75 miles from Sasabe, Sonora, Mexico to Tucson, Arizona. Participants range in nationalities from Canadian, Mexican, Guatemalan to American and in religious background. The first day of the trail began with a meeting at the Southside Presbyterian Church in Tucson, Arizona with a press conference and a distribution of crosses representing migrants that have died in the Southern Arizona desert. Volunteers then crossed into Sasabe, Sonora, Mexico for a special ceremony for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border followed by 4.7 miles to the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge. Day two included 13.3 miles covered from 6am to the early afternoon. Photo by Deanna Dent
Day two of the 12th annual Migrant Trail that covers 75 miles from Sasabe, Sonora, Mexico to Tucson, Arizona. Participants range in nationalities from Canadian, Mexican, Guatemalan to American and in religious background. The first day of the trail began with a meeting at the Southside Presbyterian Church in Tucson, Arizona with a press conference and a distribution of crosses representing migrants that have died in the Southern Arizona desert. Volunteers then crossed into Sasabe, Sonora, Mexico for a special ceremony for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border followed by 4.7 miles to the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge. Day two included 13.3 miles covered from 6am to the early afternoon. Photos by Deanna Dent