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In New Jersey, a Salvadorian Finds Refuge, Purpose

By Fabiola Galindo-Behncke • Mar 28th, 2012 • Category: People

“I am here, killing nature,” says Javier Rodriguez about his daily work.  Sitting inside the glass cabin of a crane truck, he winds down tree trunks from the top, laying them on the ground after a carefully calculated crane maneuver. But Javier was not always cutting down trees. They once provided him shelter as he [...]