By JULIA BARAJAS, STAFF WRITER
APRIL 17, 2021
About seven months into her pregnancy, Manuela passed out at her family home in a rural part of Morozán in northeast El Salvador.
Her frightened relatives, who had no car, carried her in a hammock to a hospital many miles away. There, a physician asked the groggy woman, who was hemorrhaging and had lumps on her neck, for her husband. He’d migrated to the U.S., she said.