What It Looks Like to Care for Separated Migrant Children
Caitlin Dickerson, a reporter for The Times, reflects on the experience of a 24-year-old woman caring for children separated from their parents along the southwestern border.
1/ "It wasn't just tears, it was screams." Here's a piece I think about a lot. A caseworker told me about breaking the news to separated kids that their parents had been deported without them and couldn't be found.
NEW: "It wasn’t just tears, it was screams." Baby Constantin's caseworker gave me a rare look into what it was like to care for separated children. She had to use puppets and drawings to tell to kids that their parents had been deported without them.
Deborah E. Lipstadt
Debating if separation of children is akin to the Holocaust, allows those who are forcibly separating parents & children off the hook. Be horrified by the policy. Don’t be engaged in a useless debate about inaccurate, false, & deceptive comparisons.
"the separated children who began to arrive were inconsolable when they reached her. Each new one seemed to traumatize the rest all over again." What It Looks Like to Care for Separated Migrant Children
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