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Every American should read this.

"We were so shocked by the number of children who were there, because it’s a facility that only has capacity for a hundred and four."

CBP is housing 350 kids in a warehouse with no windows. Keep reading.

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"And it appears that that one warehouse has allegedly increased their capacity by an additional five hundred kids."

"And so what we did then was we looked at the ages of the children, and we were shocked by just how many young children there were."
"There were over a hundred young children when we first arrived. And there were child-mothers who were also there, and so we started to pull the child-mothers and their babies, we started to make sure their needs were being met."
"Children described to us that they’ve been there for three weeks or longer. And so, immediately from that population that we were trying to triage, they were filthy dirty, there was mucus on their shirts, the shirts were dirty."
" We saw breast milk on the shirts. There was food on the shirts, and the pants as well. They told us that they were hungry. They told us that some of them had not showered or had not showered until the day or two days before we arrived."
"Many of them described that they only brushed their teeth once. This facility knew last week that we were coming. The government knew three weeks ago that we were coming."
""The guards are asking the younger children or the older children, “Who wants to take care of this little boy? Who wants to take of this little girl?”"
"and they’ll bring in a two-year-old, a three-year-old, a four-year-old. And then the littlest kids are expected to be taken care of by the older kids, but then some of the oldest children lose interest in it, and little children get handed off to other children."
"And sometimes we hear about the littlest children being alone by themselves on the floor."

I mean, MY GOD.

Keep going.

"Many of the children reported sleeping on the concrete floor. They are being given army blankets, those wool-type blankets that are really harsh."
"Most of the children said they’re being given two blankets, one to put beneath them on the floor. Some of the children are describing just being given one blanket and having to decide whether to put it under them or over them because there is air-conditioning at this facility."
"And so they’re having to make a choice about, Do I try to protect myself from the cement, or do I try to keep warm?"
"Some of the children, on Wednesday, told us that there was a lice infestation as well as an influenza outbreak at that facility, and so a number of the children are being taken into isolation rooms, quarantine areas where there’s nobody with them except for other sick children"
"We received reports from children of a lice outbreak in one of the cells where there were about twenty-five children, and what they told us is that six of the children were found to have lice. And so they were given a lice shampoo, and the other children were given two combs..."
"...and told to share those two combs, two lice combs, and brush their hair with the same combs, which is something you never do with a lice outbreak. And then what happened was one of the combs was lost, ..."
"...and Border Patrol agents got so mad that they took away the children’s blankets and mats. They weren’t allowed to sleep on the beds, and they had to sleep on the floor on Wednesday night as punishment for losing the comb."

These are atrocities against CHILDREN.
"So you had a whole cell full of kids who had beds and mats at one point, not for everybody but for most of them, who were forced to sleep on the cement."

"Almost every child that we interviewed had a parent or relative in the United States."
"Many of them had parents in the United States and were coming here to be with their parents. Some of the children that we interviewed had been separated from their parents. Most of them were separated from other adult relatives."

So much for the claimed end to family separation
"There are some other stories that we’ve heard from the children, such as that one of the guards has an older child, who’s seventeen, serve as the unofficial guard inside the room."
"So he tells the kids what to do, and he tries to keep the room neat and straighten up the mattresses and everything. Now, the guards reward him with extra food, and when a seven-year-old saw that this older boy was getting extra food by being helpful, he asked if he could help."
"clean up the room and keep it neat so that he, too, could get extra food. And the seventeen-year-old chastised him for this, and then when an older sibling tried to stand up for his little brother, the guard intervened and reprimanded both the little boy and his older brother."
"And so you’ve got a guard who is manipulating these kids, very similar to what we heard about in the concentration camps."

"We met almost no children who came across unaccompanied."
"The United States is taking children away from their family unit and reclassifying them as unaccompanied children. But they were not unaccompanied children."

"Many of them have never spoken with their parents since they got there."

These are CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY.
These conditions will kill these children. They are designed to do so. Our government is doing this INTENTIONALLY.

Fight back NOW, before it gets worse.

#DontLookAway
#EndUSConcentrationCamps
#Lights4Liberty

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