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The Story of Cesar Chavez THE BEGINNING The story of Cesar Estrada Chavez begins near Yuma Arizona Cesar was born on March 31 1927 He was named after his grandfather Cesario Regrettably the story of Cesar Estrada Chavez also ends near Yuma Arizona He passed away on April 23 1993 in San Luis a small village near Yuma Arizona He learned about justice or rather injustice early in his life Cesar grew up in Arizona the small adobe home where Cesar was born was swindled from them by dishonest Anglos Cesars father agreed to clear eighty acres of land and in exchange he would receive the deed to forty acres of land that adjoined the home The agreement was broken and the land sold to a man named Justus Jackson Cesars dad went to a lawyer who advised him to borrow money and buy the land Later when Cesars father could not pay the interest on the loan the lawyer bought back the land and sold it to the original owner Cesar learned a lesson about injustice that he would never forget Later he would say The love for justice that is in us is not only the best part of our being but it is also the most true to our nature In 1938 he and his family moved to California He lived in La Colonia Barrio in Oxnard for a short period returning to Arizona several months later They returned to California in June 1939 and this time settled in San Jose They lived in the barrio called Sal Si Puedes Get Out If You Can Cesar thought the only way to get out of the circle of poverty was to work his way up and send the kids to college He and his family worked in the fields of California from Brawley to Oxnard Atascadero Gonzales King City Salinas McFarland Delano Wasco Selma Kingsburg and Mendota He did not like
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