Sixteen-year-old Wilson Coxaj, a Guatemalan youth at right, took the decision this month to travel alone to the United States. He’s seen here with Oscar Vazquez, a 10-year-old Honduran, June 6, 2014, at a Catholic migrant center in Arriaga, Mexico. (Tim Johnson/MCT)
Sixteen-year-old Wilson Coxaj, a Guatemalan youth at right, took the decision this month to travel alone to the United States. He’s seen here with Oscar Vazquez, a 10-year-old Honduran, June 6, 2014, at a Catholic migrant center in Arriaga, Mexico. (Tim Johnson/MCT) MCT
Sixteen-year-old Wilson Coxaj, a Guatemalan youth at right, took the decision this month to travel alone to the United States. He’s seen here with Oscar Vazquez, a 10-year-old Honduran, June 6, 2014, at a Catholic migrant center in Arriaga, Mexico. (Tim Johnson/MCT) MCT

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