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Townspeople toss food to migrants heading toward US-Mexico border

Eduardo Verdugo / AP

Migrants ride on top of a northern bound train toward the US-Mexico border in Juchitan, southern Mexico, on April 29. Migrants crossing Mexico to get to the U.S. have increasingly become targets of criminal gangs who kidnap them to obtain ransom money.

Eduardo Verdugo / AP

Migrants riding on top of a northern bound train toward the US-Mexico border reach out to catch food tossed to them by residents, in Union Hidalgo, southern Mexico, on April 29.

Eduardo Verdugo / AP

Residents toss food to migrants riding on top of a northern bound train toward the US-Mexico border in Union Hidalgo in Oaxaca, southern Mexico, on April 29.

Eduardo Verdugo / AP

Migrants ride on top of a northern bound train toward the US-Mexico border in Union Hidalgo, southern Mexico, on April 29.

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