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[OP-ED] Picking fruit and vegetables is a crummy job that Americans aren't exactly eager to do. Not at any wage

 03/22/2018 - 11:50
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Yet recently, in a tragedy set against the backdrop of the lush farmland of Central California, a husband and wife were on their way to do a couple of those crummy jobs -- when instead they wound up at the morgue.