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Dahleen Glanton: The blame game in the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl

A 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who wanted nothing more than to grow up in America died after trying to make it across our border.

Everyone agrees it is a tragedy. But no one knows where to go from here.

Our hearts break whenever a child dies senselessly. We become so emotionally entwined in sadness and anger that we are unable to think clearly about the circumstances of the death.

When there are political implications, we need someone to blame. So we retreat to the corner where we have

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