The Twitch of Nogales: How a Phobia Taught Me Empathy

2019 Mt. Sinai Watman

By Deborah Watman, MPH Student in the Biostatistics Track, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Reposted from The Scoop: Spring 2019-Issue 12

“That is what has erected the walls, the long lines at border control – fear is what perpetuates this cycle of nightmares. If you are afraid, you create walls that functionally displace your own fear and transport it to those who are desperate to leave their own countries, and are now terrified.”

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