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Saturday Aug 30 | Seattle Times

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Honduras,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

ThinkProgress

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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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, North America, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

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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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Setting Times stories to music: From Interpol to Bruce Springsteen

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.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Los Angeles Times

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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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, North America, Honduras,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Switched

16 Disturbing Photos That Reveal The Darker Side Of The American Dream

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.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

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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Related Topix: Mexico, North America, World News,

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