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As the immigration debate rages, she quietly counts the dead along the border — and memorializes them with quilts

By Cathy Free

Amid the migration debate, Judy Ipsen continues her the “Migrant Quilt Project” creating one quilt a year since 2002 commemorating the lives lost during border crossing. The project aims to raise awareness about the dangerous road migrants face crossing the southern border of the U.S. The project hopes to educate for policy change and to show the humanity of the thousands of lives lost each year at the border.

October 31, 2018