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Walk Across Juarez #6: Next Year?

Back to El Paso Back to the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. It was no fun going back across the border. It never is. The smiles are gone. The welcome is over. It is good to be back to US soil- it always is. But something very vital and valued […]

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Walk Across Juarez #5: Maquiladoras and Out

Day 3 in Juarez Sunday morning dawns bright across southeast Juarez. I want to get a good look at the new US Consulate facility today- right next to to this hotel. It is hard to walk in this part of town compared to other areas- it is modern, industrial and spread out. Still I want […]

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Walk Across Juarez #4: Back Across the Great Divide

Day #2 dawns in Juarez. I awake early at the Hampton Inn and look out the window toward El Paso…not far away. Amazing I think…I have not heard gunshots or even thought about it. A siren whines in the distance- but my mind does not go instantly to some massacre happening. Could be I suppose. […]

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Walk Across Juarez #3: This Great Distance

As the Donkey Plays the Flute There is this expression for things done haphazardly or serendipitously in Mexico- as the donkey plays the flute. Alfredo mutters this expression as we head back to the bridge to “begin” the walk. I really have no plan and want to just amble around and have a bunch of […]

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Walk Across Juarez #2: Across the Bridge

Two weeks before the walk My right hand guide in Copper Canyon, Alfredo Murillo, lives in Chihuahua and is very familiar with Juarez and the situation there. I email him of my plans and ask for his input. I ask him if he could meet me at the El Paso airport and give me a […]

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Walk Across Juarez #1: Anticipation

Walk Across What? Juarez has to be the LAST place any sane person would chose to even go to, let alone walk across. Most people assume that my body will end up filled with bullets, decapitated, and hung from some bridge with a scrawled cartel note tied to it. And that was what I thought […]

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