‘That river is a killer’: the story behind the photo that ...

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‘That river is a killer’: the story behind the photo that shocked the world

Woman watched as the Rio Grande river claims her husband and daughter as they try to cross into the US

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Maybe because of his slight build, Tania Avalos called her husband, Oscar Martinez, “Sequito”, which roughly translates as “skinny”.

Their daughter, Valeria, was “Gorda”, or “chubby”.

They were both just shy of their birthdays: Martinez would have turned 26 next month, and Valeria two...

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