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Artist Hugo Crosthwaite, first prize winner of the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, at the “The Outwin 2019" opening at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Washington. (Paul Morigi/AP Images for National Portrait Gallery)

Latino artist Hugo Crosthwaite gets a prestigious prize in a competition yearly held by The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, making history for more than one reason.

[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.