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Three Countries, Canada, US and Mexico converge for a volleyball game; food distribution; home construction and team building on the US/Mexico bo… Read More
Three Countries, Canada, US and Mexico converge for a volleyball game; food distribution; home construction and team building on the US/Mexico border city of Auga Prieta. An event sponsored by www.ranchofeliz.com . an established humanitarian foundation on the borderlands for more than twenty years. I have been documenting their human aid for three years - in the heart of Copper Canyon, Chihuahua to the US/Mexico Border. I am inspired by this great example of redistribution of opportunities and the wonderful people who have so openly shared their lives with us. Read Less
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Volleyballmag.com  JUNE 2012    Crossing Borders 
"The image of the US/MX border being used as a volleyball net is so poignant. No matter how high or far we build the wall, people will find a way to connect. It’s our nature as human beings. History should have taught us that by now. There are much more intelligent and humane ways to stem illegal immigration than wasting money building an ineffectual wall. Hopefully our politicians will “Wake Up” soon to some more operative solutions. " Gil Gillenwater, Founder Rancho Feliz
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"The common eye sees only the outside of things, and judges by that, but the seeing eye pierces through and reads the heart and the soul, finding there capacities which the outside didn't indicate or promise, and which the other kind couldn't detect." MARK TWAIN, Joan of Arc
"Walls don't work - What works is providing people the opportunities necessary for them to live and raise their families with dignity in their own country. "
Gil Gillenwater, Founder, RANCHO FELIZ
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