The TIME magazine cover alien Yanela Denise, 2, was crying due to her being tired and thirsty due to the long journey she had been on.
Border agent to CBS on crying child migrant: “I personally went up to the mother and asked her ‘Are you doing OK? Is the kid OK?’ and she said, ‘Yes. She’s tired and thirsty. It’s 11 o’clock at night.'” pic.twitter.com/lfzqVJ5J9w
— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) June 22, 2018
This blows the final narrative out of the water regarding this picture. Not only was she not separated from her mother but the border agents actually did try and comfort the family.