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What it’s like to be a teen farmworker

The child of a farmworker in California’s Central Valley — accustomed to sleeping late — worked alongside her moth in the fields this summer. The difficulty of the work and conditions impossible to describe, Maria focuses on her mom, and her goal.  “I work because I love school. It’s a way to make my education possible.” This story was published for the New York Times by We’Ced, with Youth Radio.

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This entry was posted on September 21, 2017 by in Print, WeCed, Youth Radio and tagged , , , , .

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