Gretchen Kelly: What kind of nation wraps itself in patriotic merrymaking while simultaneously locking children in cages? What kind of country celebrates it’s freedom while for-profit camps make bank off of the bodies of vulnerable people?
Gretchen Kelly: I buried it deep, refused to talk about it, pushed away the memories that would creep back with persistence. I buried her, but she was always there.
Gretchen Kelly: In the words these women bravely shared with us, I heard everything they felt. The fear. The confusion. The disbelief. The shame.