“I hope we will be able to tell him that the United States explicitly rejects this atrocity.”
More than a month ago, it was revealed that Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara had welcomed a River boy into their family. Now, this couple has written an article for Everybody in it the first time they talked about their son.
While dealing with news last month that more than 500 immigrant children have yet to be reunited with their parents, Phoenix and Mara wrote, “As new parents, it’s unbearable to imagine the what it would be like to have our kids be away from us for a day, let alone years. “
“As Americans, it is our responsibility to continue to pay attention to the plight of these families and to find answers as to why they have not yet been found.”
“How would it feel to explain to our son, when he asked us about this time period and how we treated children who were scared, not defenseless, some of them might Never see their parents again? “
“For the sake of our national character, I hope we will be able to tell him that the United States unequivocally reject this atrocity and ask our agent to do everything in its power. them to find the missing parents. “
You can read the full op-ed here.
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