Central American mothers tour Mexico in annual caravan in search of their missing migrants

Fox News/Associated Press, 10/23/2012

This year, 38 women, mostly from Honduras, as well as El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua, will cover 2,800 miles (4,500 kilometers) and 14 Mexican states, traveling from Mexico’s border with Guatemala to Reynosa, a major entry point on the Texas border to the United States.

They descend the stairs to a gaggle of waiting press photographers. This is their moment of hope, stirring once again the possibility of putting to rest years of uncertainty and desperation.

Maybe someone has seen a missing son or father making his way to the United States in search of work. Maybe someone knows a daughter is OK.

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