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Migrant Workers Seek Better Lives Part Two

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Twenty-two year old farm worker and student Veronica Lopez takes a break from picking beans on a windy day after Thanksgiving in Homestead, Florida.
Twenty-two year old farm worker and student Veronica Lopez takes a break from picking beans on a windy day after Thanksgiving in Homestead, Florida.

A day of hard labor in the fields for a migrant worker yields about 30 dollars on a good day. A hard day in the classroom learning a new skill produces promises of a better future and a better life. As Lynsey Saunders reports, for the new generation of migrant workers, waking up to pick a new life through education is far more appealing.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Migrant2.mp3]

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