Mexican farm workers thinning dates up palm trees in a grove in Thermal, Coachella Valley, in California

June 22, 2012

A crew of immigrant Mexican farm workers thinning medjool dates on palm trees in a grove in Thermal, Coachella Valley, in California. They work on a metal platform, lifted into the tree by a cherry picker © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

A farmworker puts on a safety harness to protect her from falling © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

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