546…in progress – Day X – 229 leaves
546...in progress – Day IX – 215 leaves…and the pencils are getting shorter.
Today we learnt that separated children arriving from Central America are being expelled across the border to Mexico with no accompanying adults even though they may have no family there. This violates child welfare laws which require special protection for migrant children traveling alone and is being challenged by the American Civil Liberties Union. Thank heavens there are good people doing their best to make a difference in a sea of corruption.
546…in progress – Day VIII – 196 leaves
Today Vice President Biden pledged that on his first day as the 46th President of the United States he will sign an executive order to create a federal task force to reunite the separated children.
Also today 3 French citizens were cruelly murdered in Nice and they are very much in our thoughts tonight as I send heartfelt condolences to their families and friends. 🇫🇷
546 day VIII
546…in progress – Day – VII – 177 leaves
The day began remembering that, like each leaf, every precious separated child is unique.
546…in progress – Day VI – 149 leaves
546…in progress – Day V
546…in progress – Day IV