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Spirituality underpins migrant activism in US borderlands – Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona 2021-06-08 12:06:26 –

Tucson, Arizona (AP) — Protecting immigrants and respecting the humanity of those who died on their way north is a religion in southern Arizona.

Spirituality is at the heart of border activities, with faith-based groups such as Tucson Samaritan leaving water and food in the Sonoran Desert. Artist Alvaro Enciso plants three or four crosses a week where human bodies were found.

For over eight years, he has marked more than 1,000 places on land scattered under turkey vultures with empty black jugs and camouflage backpacks.

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