Graphic Image of Drowned Father and Daughter Emerges

By Christina Maxouris, Steve Almasy and Natalie Gallón, CNN on June 26, 2019

A graphic image of a drowned father and daughter in the Rio Grande has been circulating the internet since June 25th. The photo, which depicts the pair facedown in a shallow riverbank, calls to memory the iconic 2015 image of a drowned Syrian toddler, Alan Kurdi, taken when the boy washed ashore in Turkey. Activists are using the photo as a call to action on immigrant rights.

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