He had been afraid to go outside since his mother was detained in an immigration raid 14 days earlier, but now someone was pounding on the front door of their trailer. Alex Galvez, 12, waited until the knocking stopped and then cracked the door open to find a small flier left behind on the top step. He carried it into the kitchen and read it to his older sister.
“Emergency giveaway outside the Post Office! Free food in your time of need!”"“Are You Alone Now?”" is from the June 30, 2018 Natonal section of The Washington Post. It was written by Eli Saslow and narrated by Sam Scholl.