page 25 of 239 of The Devil’s Highway: A True Story

He juxtaposes the mythic spirituality of death and dying in the desert with the banality and boredom of being a Border Agent. While the migrants are dying in the scrub, the agents patrol 150 miles at 30mph with the AC on. The disparity is wider than the distance across the border.

Funny how the horse has been replaced with a 10,000 pound Ford Explorer.