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Published on May 20th, 2014 | by Nick Adams


‘Worse than Afghanistan’: Mom of Marine held in Mexico says ordeal worse than war

May 20th, 2014 | by Nick Adams

The detainment of a Marine in Mexico has caused the mother of the held Marine to declare: “People should stay 10 miles from the border because it is so dangerous there.”

The mother of a U.S. Marine being held in a Mexican jail after he crossed the border with guns in his pickup truck said her son’s current ordeal is more traumatic than the two tours of duty he served in Afghanistan.

Andrew Tahmooressi, 25, faces up to 21 years in prison and has already lost more than 20 pounds since being arrested March 31 at a border crossing near San Diego, according to his mother, Jill Tahmooressi. She is frightened for her son, who she said suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and had three guns in his pickup truck because he is in constant fear for his safety.

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