From the Traveling Soles Series
Damaris, Honduran, age 12
Along with her mother, her 14-year-old pregnant sister, and her two-year-old nephew. Her nephew was the product of rape when her sister was only 12 years of age. They fled their country fearing for their lives. Then they boarded La bestia, The Beast that is the cargo train that some migrants take in order to get to the northern part of México, where they were kidnaped by a Mexican drug cartel and then released after their family members paid the ransom.