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Teens: Don't Become Drug Mules / by Maria Hinojosa | April 11, 2014

Teens: Don’t Become Drug Mules

Do teens smuggle drugs across the border? It appears so–the Department of Homeland Security is now holding lectures in schools like the one featured in this story from San Ysidro, California. Teens are being warned that drug cartels are looking for couriers, and that being a courier can have fatal consequences.

 

 Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard, photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Gawrelli

 

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es-amlo-mitinErin Siegal McIntyre is a photographer, writer, and a TV and web producer, and radio reporter. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, Time magazine, Rolling Stone, O Magazine, Newsweek, and many other magazines and newspapers. She’s currently a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, and a 2012 Soros Media Justice Fellow.

 

 

 

 

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