Rutgers University Press | June 9, 2013Read the Publication
I in Baborigame to document military atrocities, but the helicopter going to the military base was full that morning. So I stayed behind with the nuns, who were the only source of health care for the impoverished Tepehuac Indians in this remote area of northern Mexico. By the time his mother brought him in, the infant was so dehydrated and weak that he couldn’t even cry. Given the nuns’ meager supplies, there was nothing to be done but watch as he faded from his tiny little body. His mother held his body and cried softly.