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Girl, 5, breaks through barrier to hand Pope Francis immigration letter

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During Pope Francis’ first full day in America, 5-year-old Sophie Cruz broke through the parade barrier and handed the pontiff a T-shirt and a handwritten letter asking him to protect her parents, who are undocumented workers, from deportation. NBC’s Tom Costello says, “this city is completely gaga for the pope now.”