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Postscript: Riding with the Samaritans

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199890934
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199949793 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0006
Postscript: Riding with the Samaritans

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This brief chapter summarizes the mission and vision of “people of faith and conscience” in southern Arizona who are responding to migrant suffering and death, and who are highlighted in the first half of the book. It discusses another pivotal border ministry in the Tucson Sector, The Samaritans, who provide emergency medical assistance, food and water to migrants crossing the Sonoran desert.

Keywords: The Samaritans; Samaritan Patrols; Pima County Medical Examiner; Ruby; Arizona

Chapter.  1569 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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