That photo of the dad

And his 2 yr. old daughter laying dead on the shore of the Rio Grande river after trying to migrate to the US is one of the most horrific images I’ve ever seen. I know atrocities are constantly happening at any given moment throughout the world but that drowned little girl with her arm around her dad brought me to tears. Just the saddest, saddest thing. I kinda hate being a human being some days.


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But what is the solution?

Jun 26, 2019 at 10:22am

Better immigration routes and strict border crossing rules will eliminate this issue if nations work together. Migration is not a right but the media says it is, which is problematically encouraging people to make a risky journey like this.


Jun 26, 2019 at 2:24pm

Former refugee here.
Immigrants are widely hated. Refugees are universally despised. Personal experience, plus my lifelong interest in the subject. Because children don't understand why all the hate, so I tried to figure it out. Duh. I am Other, and always will be.
Bad enough when you're legal. Very, very few people treat you gently. Most offer hostility or worse, no matter their race, sexuality, culture or creed. Even other, earlier immigrants. Got lots of that back then. Still do, sometimes.
Stuff like in that pic, happens many times a day, every day, all over the world. Maybe not by drowning in most cases, but there's plenty of meaningless, wasteful, indiscriminate death to go around.
The next time "the people" cry out for revolution, think about what you saw. This is what wars look like.
Those brought up in stable, developed counrtries have no idea what that is. It's been so long, they've forgotten.

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Hillary C.

Jun 26, 2019 at 4:04pm

elections have consequences.

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We are all one race

Jun 27, 2019 at 3:58pm

The human race.

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@ We are all one race

Jun 27, 2019 at 8:11pm

We may all be of one race, but that doesn't mean we are all of one culture, or ideology. Some cultures, and ideologies don't allow for the peaceful coexistence of other cultures, and ideologies. The sooner you all accept that, the less endangered you will become.

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