The United States and Mexico have been facing a "border crisis" in recent years. This conflated reality must be understood in the specific historical, political and economic context of the U.S.-Mexico border. Myriad factors are often overlooked or misunderstood in the discussion of the border crisis. In "El Peso Hero: Border Stories," we follow the journey of undocumented children crossing the hazardous border. "Border Stories" helps define the border experience and puts the narrative into context.