Fear, hunger, exhaustion and now the rain: Migrants slog through mud to cross into Macedonia

September 10, 2015 11:15 AM

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A girl cries as refugees and migrants try to cross the borders in heavy rainfall from the northern Greek village of Idomeni to southern Macedonia, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015. Thousands of people, including many families with young children, braved torrential downpours to cross Greece’s northern border with Macedonia early Thursday, after Greek authorities managed to register about 17,000 people on the island of Lesbos in the space of a few days, allowing them to continue their journey north into Europe. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — As if fear, hunger, thirst, worry and exhaustion were not enough to endure, a new trial emerged Thursday for those on the 1,000 mile-plus trek into Europe: torrential rain.

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