Celebs read mother's account of child separation

Celebs read mother's account of child separation

Maggie Gyllenhaal and over 30 other Hollywood stars came together with the ACLU to read an affidavit from "Mirian," a mother who was separated from her son at the US-Mexico border.

One by one they repeat her pain: "He is my only child."

More than 30 Hollywood stars came together with the American Civil Liberties Union to create an emotional video telling the story of one of thousands of immigrant parents who have been separated from their children at the Mexican border.

In the video, created by actor Maggie Gyllenhaal and titled "My Name Is Mirian," celebrities such as Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chadwick Boseman, Kumail Nanjiani, and many more take turns reading a note from Mirian, a Honduran asylum seeker who was separated from her 18-month-old son at the Texas border in February.

Read more of Mirian's story.

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