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This June 25, 2014, photo shows a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally as they are stopped in Granjeno, Texas.
This June 25, 2014, photo shows a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally as they are stopped in Granjeno, Texas.
(Eric Gay/Associated Press)

MATHEW CHARLES

‘I had to kill or be killed.’ Brutal gangs target Central America’s children

Life means very little in Central America’s Northern Triangle of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. Innocence is lost at a very young age.

Since the start of 2014, an average of 300 unaccompanied children have crossed the border illegally into the United States every day. Nobody knows how many avoid detection or never even get that far.