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Americans and Mexicans meet at the Rio Grande

Kids from both Mexico and the United States play together at the Voices From Both Sides festival which is held on the banks of the Rio Grande, an international boundary, to celebrate their cross-border community on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico in Lajitas, Texas, May 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Kids from both Mexico and the United States play together at the Voices From Both Sides festival which is held on the banks of the Rio Grande, an international boundary, to celebrate their cross-border community on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico in...more

Kids from both Mexico and the United States play together at the Voices From Both Sides festival which is held on the banks of the Rio Grande, an international boundary, to celebrate their cross-border community on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico in Lajitas, Texas, May 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz
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A musician waves across the river as kids play in the water. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

A musician waves across the river as kids play in the water. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

A musician waves across the river as kids play in the water. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz
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Mexican and American citizens form a circle of solidarity at the Voices From Both Sides festival. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Mexican and American citizens form a circle of solidarity at the Voices From Both Sides festival. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Mexican and American citizens form a circle of solidarity at the Voices From Both Sides festival. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz
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Kids from Mexico and the United States play in the neutral shallows of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Kids from Mexico and the United States play in the neutral shallows of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Kids from Mexico and the United States play in the neutral shallows of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz
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A border patrol agent surveils the Voices From Both Sides festival in Lajitas, Texas. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

A border patrol agent surveils the Voices From Both Sides festival in Lajitas, Texas. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

A border patrol agent surveils the Voices From Both Sides festival in Lajitas, Texas. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz
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Mexican and American kids enjoy playing together in the neutral shallows of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Mexican and American kids enjoy playing together in the neutral shallows of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Mexican and American kids enjoy playing together in the neutral shallows of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz
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A woman waves to her friends on the Mexican side of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

A woman waves to her friends on the Mexican side of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

A woman waves to her friends on the Mexican side of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz
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A man from Mexico offers sombreros to the bi-national community while wading in the neutral shallows of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

A man from Mexico offers sombreros to the bi-national community while wading in the neutral shallows of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

A man from Mexico offers sombreros to the bi-national community while wading in the neutral shallows of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz
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Families and friends come from either side of the border to be together at the Voices From Both Sides festival. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Families and friends come from either side of the border to be together at the Voices From Both Sides festival. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Families and friends come from either side of the border to be together at the Voices From Both Sides festival. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz
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Girls share Mexican food with the community. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Girls share Mexican food with the community. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Girls share Mexican food with the community. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz
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Mexican and American families gather for a "fiesta protesta" in the neutral shallows of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Mexican and American families gather for a "fiesta protesta" in the neutral shallows of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Mexican and American families gather for a "fiesta protesta" in the neutral shallows of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz
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A family sits on the Mexican side of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

A family sits on the Mexican side of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

A family sits on the Mexican side of the river. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz
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Mexican and American families enjoy the river at the Voices From Both Sides festival. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Mexican and American families enjoy the river at the Voices From Both Sides festival. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz

Mexican and American families enjoy the river at the Voices From Both Sides festival. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz
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