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Crossing the Border? Snap A Selfie

Migrants brave a punishing and fiercely guarded landscape, and now they are sharing their struggles with the world. Facebook posts and twitter feeds allow travelers to update their loved ones left behind. The incredible dangers and discomforts along the way are often belied by the universal posturing of youthful selfies. Well coiffed hair, sly grins, and peace signs show normal kids, normal people, in unbelievable  circumstances. Watch the video below of a woman trying, and failing to cross the desert expanse along the border.  Find out more at Fusion.

This woman shot a selfie video earlier this year while crossing the desert in Mexico en route to the U.S.