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Tue May 28, 2019, 05:00 AM

Thousands of students wrote letters to migrant kids. Will the government deliver them?

MIAMI - Day after day, advocates camping outside the Homestead detention center stand on ladders, binoculars in hand, waiting for the detained teens' recess time.

Sometimes, the protesters wave and blow kisses. Other times, they show handmade signs bearing encouraging messages.

Over the weekend, however, there was a sliver of hope that they'd inch closer to communicating with the unaccompanied minors - children who trekked across Central America, fleeing poverty and violence, then crossed the southern border without their biological parents.

"The kids gave the soccer ball a good kick and over the fence it came," said lead protester Joshua Rubin. "That's when we took a black Sharpie and wrote 'You're not alone' on it, and tossed it back over the fence."

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2naSalit May 2019 #1

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Tue May 28, 2019, 07:38 AM

1. Considering the collective IQ of the minions involved...

They're probably having a hard time reading through them before they let the kids see them. And to make it even harder, I bet more than half of them aren't in English!

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