They were migrant workers in the Central Valley of California. She was expecting her first child when she first crossed the border with her husband illegally only a few weeks before. Most everyone working beside them had done the same, the majority from Mexico, as they were, but some from Central America. The “Coyotes” were always busy in their mercenary work. They were all desperate for a “better life”, the “American Dream”, especially when a baby was soon to arrive.
Andy Lamb, MD