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Letter: Catholic Charities helps at border

Children detainees sleep in a holding cell at

Children detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville, Texas on June 18, 2014. Photo Credit: AP / Eric Gay

President Barack Obama and Congress appear to be doing little about the crisis at the border involving children from Central America ["Dissent rumbles into Obama camp," News, July 14].

Is anybody doing anything? Yes, indeed. Sister Norma Pimentel, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, is emerging as a hero in this human tragedy. Catholic Charities is providing food, medicine, clothing, portable showers and sleeping tents. And yes, tender loving care.

Diane Kelly, Medford


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