The Devil Is Loose

Between the drug trade, immigration, Border Patrol pursuits and poverty, paramedics in the border town of Laredo, Texas get little rest but lots of respect. Law requires medics treat anyone in need, so here among the cactus and mesquite, “Border Patrol agents get spit as a topping at a local takeout joint; paramedics get discounts.”

Author: Abe Streep
Published: Aug 2, 2016
Length: 20 minutes (5,060 words)
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