Border Patrol agent saves Guatemalan in desert

I don't want to go on being just a root in the shadows,
vacillating, extended, shivering with dream,
down in the damp bowels of earth,
absorbing it, thinking it, eating it every day.

-Pablo Neruda from 'Walking Around'

Border issues in the news...

A U.S. Border Patrol agent answering a call to an emergency beacon in a remote desert area Thursday found a dying man and saved him, a Border Patrol spokesman said.

The 27-year-old from Guatemala was severely dehydrated from the heat.
The man, whose name was not released, had crossed into the U.S. with a group of immigrants, probably near San Miguel, about 30 miles south of Sells, Border Patrol Agent Michael Scioli said.

Full article from the Tucson Citizen