Pilo Bueno Jr. grew up as a migrant farm worker traveling around the country, following the harvests in a circle that started in Texas, went through the Carolinas and Indiana, and ended in Michigan or Colorado. Then it repeated, nonstop.

He was born in South Bend when his parents and their older kids had jobs picking tomatoes in Michigan. The family of eight traveled in one car. Between all the work and the constant moves, Bueno dropped out of school in fifth grade.

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June 10, 2019

Health and SocietyElena Mangione-LoraRachel ParroquinFamilyTatiana BoteroDepartment of Romance Languages and LiteraturesND StoriesAlliance for Catholic EducationCenter for Social ConcernsCollege of Arts and LettersImmigrationInstitute for Latino StudiesMarisel Moreno

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