Episode 74 – The largest ICE raid in American history

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“Terrible things are happening outside… poor helpless people are being dragged out of their homes. Families are torn apart; men, women and children are separated. Children come home from school to find that their parents have disappeared.”

I could’ve written those words this week to describe the largest ICE raid in American history that took place in rural Mississippi, as nearly 700 people, most of them mothers and fathers, hard-working people, were snatched from their jobs and detained in the middle of the school day — only for their children to find out a few hours later when literally nobody came to school to pick them up. The kids had nowhere to go. Nothing to eat. Nowhere to sleep.

But no, those words were not written yesterday, they could’ve been, instead they were written on January 13, 1943, as the Holocaust neared, and a teenage girl named…

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