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An artist talks about her healing journey through art while navigating a childhood consumed by abuse. In April 2023, she volunteered to donate a mural to a migrant center, founded by Dora Rodriguez who survived her own horrific journey crossing the border many years ago, just south of the border in Sasabe, Mexico. Sasabe is located within an area that has some of the highest numbers in human trafficking. The artist loved the frequent visits of a local boy who helped paint. Since around September, rival cartels took over the town and the population went from 2,500 to 20.

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