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Amid the Darkness of a Border Crisis, There Is Light in the City of Portland, Maine

June 21, 2019 | Pajiba

Since June 8th, nearly 300 asylum seekers — all families — have been bussed to Portland from Texas and New Mexico. Meanwhile, the local soup kitchen, Preble Street is providing nutritious African meals to the migrants — breakfast, lunch, and dinner, a far cry from what kids are being fed at the border (“oatmeal, a cookie and a sweetened drink in the morning, instant noodles for lunch and a burrito and cookie for dinner”).

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