Rachael Writes
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Rachael Writes

Forsaking Children Is Not an American Value

Children are dying in government custody. It’s time to re-examine our priorities.

Photo: Getty Images via The Root

Nothing gets right down to the center of my mom-heart than imagining my children in pain. On my comfortable couch, in suburban America, I imagine my 9-year-old son dirty, cold, and alone in a cell. I imagine the fear in his heart and the tears he would…

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