12 Years, 4,000 Dead

Daniel Gonzalez reports in the Arizona Republic:
In a little while, Enrique Morones would plant the white cross into the ground, a symbolic gesture in memory of the estimated 4,000 migrants who have died crossing the U.S.-Mexican border in the past 12 years.

But for the moment, Morones leaned on the cross like it was a cane, already looking weary though his cross-country journey had just begun.