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Volunteers provide water for migrants crossing the Imperial Valley desert

by Adrian Florido, Fronteras Desk | Take Two

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Aerial views of the desert area between the Colorado River and Imperial Valley and the Salton Sea, Imperial Valley, 8 August 2009. Brent Stirton/Getty Images

Every two weeks, a group of volunteers has been going out into the Imperial Valley to leave water for the migrants who try to cross the Mexico border in California's unforgiving desert. 

Fronteras reporter Adrian Florido accompanied the volunteers on a recent trip, and brings us their story.

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