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Episode 2 – Cristhian

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  • Episode 2 – Cristhian

    If 16-year-old Cristhian can enter the United States, it will be the first time he has ever crossed a border. Targeted by gangs in his Mexican hometown, he dreams of the safety he might find on the other side.

  • Episode 3 – Hemer

    Hemer dreams of making art and skateboarding—simple pleasures that felt out of reach in his native Honduras. Even if he is turned away from the United States, the 14-year-old says, “at least I would have tried.”

  • Episode 4 – Santos

    At eight years old, Santos already knows how the US–Mexico border works: “Some people might be locked up, and others might not.”