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Kids cross U.S. border to escape gangs

Posted: June 19, 2014 at 4:58 a.m.

Wilson Coxaj, looking braver than his 16 years appear to merit, left his village in Guatemala's highlands earlier this month and is making his way to the United States. It is a perilous journey.

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