1. "I heard one guy screaming, daring the Border Patrol to come find him. / Stupid things like that. / He was desperate. / He started singing. / We were drinking urine. / We were ripping open cactus. / Some of the boys were saying you could cut the thirst with a cactcus. / The majority of them died that day. / I was going to die this morning"

    - Nahum Landa’s testimony as read inĀ The Devil’s Highway.

     
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    I forgot how gut-wrenchingly depressing this book is.
  3. thetorsoonatrampoline reblogged this from skateboardsandbooks and added:
    have this, signed by Luis Alberto Urrea when he was here in New Orleans..
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