EL CENTRO — Of all the situations Omar Hermosillo has faced while in uniform, first while deployed overseas with the U.S. Army and today as an El Centro Sector Border Patrol agent, nothing scares him more than speaking to young students.

Yet, Hermosillo has done just that countless times over the past two years as part of the Border Patrol Public Affairs office’s anti-bullying campaign.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at jmorales@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3415.

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