In Mexico, parents hold vigil for 43 disappeared

October 10, 2014 2:21 AM

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In Mexico, parents hold vigil for 43 disappeared

Two weeks after 43 students disappeared in a clash with police in rural southern Mexico, dozens of anxious parents have gathered at a teachers college that was supposed to be their sons' escape from life as subsistence farmers.

They wait for any word on the fate of their children, eating simple meals of rice, beans and tortillas and holding prayer sessions in a makeshift shelter on the school's covered courtyard.

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