Jose Gonzalez, of Oaxaca, Mexico, picks strawberries near Guadalupe for Mar Vista Berry, owned by Greg France of Nipomo. Gonzalez gets paid $1.80 per box and picks 60 boxes in four hours.
Jose Gonzalez, of Oaxaca, Mexico, picks strawberries near Guadalupe for Mar Vista Berry, owned by Greg France of Nipomo. Gonzalez gets paid $1.80 per box and picks 60 boxes in four hours. Gary Coronado TNS/Los Angeles Times
Jose Gonzalez, of Oaxaca, Mexico, picks strawberries near Guadalupe for Mar Vista Berry, owned by Greg France of Nipomo. Gonzalez gets paid $1.80 per box and picks 60 boxes in four hours. Gary Coronado TNS/Los Angeles Times

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