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Saturday Aug 30
Stowaway regrets ever getting on ‘The Beast’
Denis the boy: Denis Contreras, age 12, awakens after sleeping in a gravel-filled hopper car in a Tapachula, Mexico, railroad yard on Aug 1, 2000.
Meet JesAos, A 17-Year-Old Living In Crushing Poverty After Being Deported
JesAos Antonio ChevarrA a Orellana recently returned to his hometown of BerlA n, UsulutA n, El Salvador after trying to journey to the United States alone.
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The boy who rode The Beast to the US
Denis Contreras watches 13-yr-old Jose Padilla Guerra make his very first leap between cars of a moving freight train in Chiapas, Mexico in 2000.
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Have you seen the movie "Boyhood"? Filmed over 12 years using the same actor -- a boy who grows into a man -- it's both epic and intimate.
Looking back on a child migrant's journey north on 'The Beast'
We met in a rail yard in Tapachula, Mexico, not far from the Guatemalan border. I had slung two cameras over my back and climbed the iron rungs to the top of a hopper car.
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Those who grew up in the United States are likely familiar with the "American dream," the national ethos that dictates all men are created equal, each endowed with a birthright to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Mexico stops migrants from climbing 'Beast' train
Mexican authorities have launched operations to block Central American migrants from illegally heading to the United States, stopping them from hitching rides on a freight train known as "The Beast".
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