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More farmworker women are bringing their children to work during the pandemic

By Hannah Critchfield Throughout most days this autumn, Olga would wake up early and head to a pumpkin patch in Swain County, in the westernmost region of North Carolina. She’d hoist the 10-to-20-pound decorative gourds, destined for Halloween carvings and carefully crafted social media photoshoots, into nearby bins. Her 9-year-old daughter Aracely would sit along […]