Gabi Esparza hasn’t seen her mother and sister face-to-face in nine years. But last weekend, she got to see them for three minutes.
“We just started crying,” Gabi said following the meeting. “When I last saw them, I was 16. And now I’m a mom, I have my family. I still can’t believe that this happened.”
Gabi reunited with her mother, Maria del Carmen, and sister, Susana del Carmen, at Friendship Park on the U.S.-Mexico border between San Diego and Tijuana. It’s the only place along the 18-foot tall border fence that the U.S. Border Patrol has opened — and this is only the third time the agency has done so.
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