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migrant workers attending a candlelight vigil for a fellow union member who was killed
August 18, 2020

Calexico by Candlelight

Members of the United Farm Workers attend a candlelight vigil in Calexico, California, in February 1979, and listen to Cesar Chavez eulogize Rufino Contreras. Contreras was a 28-year-old migrant worker who was shot and killed during a strike.
Photograph by Stephanie Maze, Nat Geo Image Collection

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