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The children of Juárez left behind by violence

by Monica Ortiz Uribe, Fronteras Desk | Take Two

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Kimberly Torres and Ulises Galindo are among the children who regularly visit the study center Los Soles in Ciudad Juárez. Mónica Ortiz Uribe

Warning: This story includes a disturbing description of drug violence and may not be suitable for younger listeners. 

Many residents of the Mexican border city of Juárez are eager to say goodbye to one of the bloodiest eras in the city's history. 

Juárez was the epicenter of a vicious drug war that resulted in the death of more than 10,000 people. Now things are improving, but echoes of the violence remain, particularly in the most marginalized communities.

Mónica Ortiz Uribe reports on one neighborhood's effort to look after its young people.

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