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Life in the Time of the Coronavirus

I’m Being Held at a Border Detention Center. I’m Scared They’ll Let Us Die.

The virus spread quickly in San Diego’s Otay Mesa Detention Center. Detainees were given one mask and cleaning spray.

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Gabriel Thompson

Gabriel Thompson

Journalist; most recent book is Chasing the Harvest, an oral history collection of farmworkers.

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