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Helping in the Arizona desert

Hi all, I miss my Soroptomist friends so much. You don’t know what it means to have so many people standing next to me.

Some background: When we first arrived at the start of November I went to the two shelters twice in the first week. It’s about a 30-40 minute drive to the border from my house. My first trip, I brought two bags of shoes. Shoes are in constant demand. The Mexican authorities decided that they had to charge me duty tax on the used shoes I was bringing in. I argued my case with three different people. But in the end they got me for $50!

Casa del Migrantes is a shelter I’ve helpe...

 

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