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Water can for use by Mexican immigrants entering the US by walking across the Anza-Borrego desert. | by Robin Dude
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Water can for use by Mexican immigrants entering the US by walking across the Anza-Borrego desert.

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INTRODUCTION: On this date in 2003 the temperature was 120˚ F., windspeed 35MPH, & the humidity zero. In other words, it was - & often is - a blast furnace in which desperately poor people seeking the lowest wage jobs in America die.

 

Some good pictures of this desert may be seen here: www.flickr.com/photos/cmrowell/tags/anzaborrego/

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Taken in August 2003