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Brandon Martinez, 16, lies in a hospital bed while his father, Jose de Jesus Martinez, visits in the intensive care unit at North Central Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Courtesy of Alex Galvez hide caption

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He Crossed The Border In A Packed, Unventilated Trailer And Survived

Brandon Martinez. 16, was one of nearly 40 undocumented immigrants found in a trailer in San Antonio. His father laments that his son suffered so much to cross the border, just like he did.

Hotsauce Heaven Ghosttown
Slam Dunker Aye Pee
Here Comes the Meter Man The Meters
Once Upon a Time (Instrumental) Chinese Man
Independent Music (Instrumental) Chinese Man
Unknown Unknown
Amazing Grace David Tolk
Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow Spiro
For Boston Dropkick Murphys
I'm Shipping Up to Boston [From The Departed] International String Trio
Into the Light Marisa Anderson
The Golden West Marisa Anderson

Brandon Martinez, 16, lies in a hospital bed while his father, Jose de Jesus Martinez, visits in the intensive care unit at North Central Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Courtesy of Alex Galvez hide caption

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He Crossed The Border In A Packed, Unventilated Trailer And Survived

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The Road is Ruff (feat. Lee Fields) Lee Fields
For The Worst (Feat. Idil) Wax Tailor
Our Nature Valentin Boomes

The maternal mortality rate in the U.S. is the highest among affluent nations. Researchers believe that with better education, postpartum nurses could help mothers identify life-threatening complications. Mart Klein/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth

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W. 16th St. City of the Sun

The Charlottesville, Virginia site where Heather Heyer was killed during a white nationalist rally last weekend. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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For Black Activists, Charlottesville Is Part Of A Long History Of Racial Strife

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Supersunday Tosca
Hausner Tosca
Cheap Shoes - Instrumental Aesop Rock
Cross the Ocean Helios
Bounce Drive
Mike Mills Air
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