The Story of Rosalio Reta

June 23, 2009

Rosalio Reta is an American teen who is going to spend the next 70 years of his life in prison. Born in Laredo, Reta often crossed the border to Nuevo Laredo in Mexico as a kid, like many other citizens of the border town. Early in his teenage years, he was recruited to be a hit man for the Gulf cartel.

Here is the NYT coverage of his story.

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