When Charlotte Willner saw the image of a crying 2-year-old watching as her mother was searched and detained along the U.S.-Mexico border, Willner’s reaction was visceral. She and her husband, Dave, have a daughter around the same age. They couldn’t imagine their daughter feeling that sheer terror.
"These Parents Hoped to Raise $1,500 for Separated Families. Then Their Facebook Fundraiser Went Viral." is from the June 19, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Darlena Cunha and narrated by Sam Scholl.