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on the trail, hydration & migration

on the trail, hydration & migration

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...while hiking up in the forests of the Santa Rita mountains, between Tucson and Nogales, AZ, I stumbled upon several bottles of this strawberry-flavored 'suero'-- an electrolyte drink similar to Gatorade sold in Mexican pharmacies. One is never far from the reality of the plight of migrants and human smuggling in southern Arizona, whether down in the desert, or up in the pine forests.