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Arizona border residents join together to tackle migrant aid issues
Arizona border residents join together to tackle migrant aid issues

ARIVACA, Ariz. — There was a time when Maggie Milinovitch and her husband didn't agree on whether to give food and water to the weary border crossers who traversed the couple's desert land a few miles north of the Mexico border in southern Arizona. While she wanted to help, her husband worried they may be arrested or lose their land if they gave aid to the dozens of travelers, many of them desperate and dehydrated, and some nearly crippled by enormous blisters on the bottoms of their feet. "If I come across someone in need, I'm not going to just leave them there," said Milinovitch, who has lived in Arivaca since 1980. Still, she didn't want to...

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