Here are a couple images from a recent story I worked on with Becca Milfeld in Laredo, Texas for The Washington Post. Thanks to Karly Domb Sadof for the assignment and edit!

From left, Carolina Angers, Karina Garcia, Karla Garcia, and Gizella Lopez react to seeing Sofia Perez at the The Society of Martha Washington Colonial Ball in Laredo, TX, United States on February 17, 2017.

From left, Carolina Angers, Karina Garcia, Karla Garcia, and Gizella Lopez react to seeing Sofia Perez at the The Society of Martha Washington Colonial Ball in Laredo, TX, United States on February 17, 2017.

Mateo Morales, one of the 2017 Abrazo children representing Mexico, walks to the American side of the Lincoln/Juarez Bridge after the International Bridge Ceremony in Laredo, TX, United States on February 18, 2017. 

Mateo Morales, one of the 2017 Abrazo children representing Mexico, walks to the American side of the Lincoln/Juarez Bridge after the International Bridge Ceremony in Laredo, TX, United States on February 18, 2017. 

Elizabeth Diaz waits outside with Armando Morales, Jr., left, and other pageant participants to take pictures after the Society of Martha Washington's Colonial Pageant in Laredo, TX, United States on February 17, 2017.

Elizabeth Diaz waits outside with Armando Morales, Jr., left, and other pageant participants to take pictures after the Society of Martha Washington's Colonial Pageant in Laredo, TX, United States on February 17, 2017.