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‘You can’t take that from me’: A former North Carolina farmworker’s fight for protection

Yesenia Cuello was raised a first-generation American near the tobacco field where she toiled as a kid. Now she’s leading a fight for the protections she needed. This story is published in partnership with Enlace Latino NC. Léalo en Español en Enlace Latino NC. When Yesenia Cuello was 17, she took a photo. In it, […]