News Category: tragedy

Uvalde Vive

Aug. 29, 2022

This story first appeared in the Texas Observer. An excerpt can be viewed below. To watch the full story, click here.”

On the afternoon of July 10, Lalo Castillo, a craggy-faced and sturdy 76-year-old, arrived at the northeast corner of Robb Elementary School in southwest Uvalde, where neighbors and acquaintances began assembling for the largest political protest his hometown had seen in 50 years.