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This article, the third in a series on Migrant Education in eastern Solano County, was produced, in part, as a project for the USC Center for Health Journalism’s California Fellowship, a program at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. 

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Wright County Egg conducted the largest egg recall in U.S. history, withdrawing first 228 million eggs and then another 380 million. Many complaints were filed from people seeking compensation for health damages they claim to have suffered after eating eggs produced by these companies.

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Julie Pryde, public health manager of Champaign-Urbana, Ill., was as surprised as ever when she went to the apartment complex Cherry Orchard Village to address a drainage issue, and found deplorable living conditions in the building. She immediately got to work and called a emergency meeting. 

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The living conditions for migrant workers and their families in the apartment complex Cherry Orchard Village in Rantoul, Ill., were able to stir even the most hardened stomach. Sewage flooded the area where buildings were erected.

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Photographer Omar Robles and I witnessed many emotions during our recent trip to Beardstown in central Illinois. However, an emotion seemed to underpin many of the interactions we had with the residents there: fear.


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