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'Good Guys and Bad Guys' on the Border

by John Fanestil 02-27-2009
On Saturday, Feb. 21, I was almost arrested for committing assault with a tortilla. Or was it my communion cup that the border patrol agent took to be a threat?

Friendship Across Fences: Communion and Civil Disobedience on the U.S.-Mexico Border

by John Fanestil 02-11-2009

090211-karl-hoffman-2Each Sunday afternoon, people from San Diego and Tijuana gather to celebrate communion at a seaside plaza on the U.S.-Mexico border, where families and friends have been meeting for generations to visit through the border fence.