Childhood in Juárez, Mexico, is Mired in Violence

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Luis Aguilar

Many kids in Juárez live a truncated childhood, sealed indoors by parents who fear their children will become collateral damage in the raging drug war.

In this week's feature, writer Jean Friedman-Rudovsky gives a glimpse into the lives of Juárez, Mexico, youngest inhabitants - its children. Childhood is often short-lived when coping with being orphaned or seeing dead bodies.

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