Hunger striker is taken to the hospital

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Strikers continue the hunger strike but are clearly showing health issues caused by the strike

 
CHICAGO IL – Immigrants in hunger strike demanding medical care for their relatives who are in need of an organ transplant, enter their 9th day of hunger strike.

Early dawn hours of today, Monday June 11, one of the immigrant’s hunger strikers was taken to a nearest hospital due to consequences of the hunger strike. 

Catalina Arroyo (53) aunt of Elfego and Lorenzo Arroyo, who are in need of urgent medical care and of an organ transplant, became very ill and show signs of health complication. Catalina Arroyo was taken to the nearest hospital by an ambulance for urgent medical attention. 

The other hunger strikers remain situated at Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission located in the Little Village neighborhood (3442 W. 26th St.) and continue with the hunger strike even though they too are beginning to show complications in their health, like dizziness and struggling to stay coherent. 

Hunger strikers are calling for a press conference and community support.

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