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pictures for children in cages in Texas

Anna is hosting a group of kids at her house this dark, rainy morning. She told them what is happening to children just like them at the U.S. southern border, the cages and separation from parents, and asked them to draw pictures to send to the imprisoned children.

And they did.

This is how young people learn to think about others, to be aware of the bigger picture and of just how lucky they are. No more valuable lesson possible. It is a drop in the bucket, but to me, it is a very, very big drop.

Nos querimos mucho a ustedes. We feel super bad for you. We love you guys. Sincerely Noah.
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2 Responses to “pictures for children in cages in Texas”

  1. theresa says:

    This is a very useful and compassionate thing for your daughter to do. To instill the notion in the children that they are not (completely) helpless in the face of such barbaric action. That they can do something from their hearts.

  2. beth says:

    I think so too, Theresa. Anna cares so much about the world, particularly its children, that it hurts me to hear how much what goes on hurts her. But then she channels her feelings into doing something practical.

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