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Today for Labor Day, hundreds of union members gathered at the Orange County Fairgrounds to celebrate the holiday, but to also see the unveiling of a monument dedicated to the county's 1936 Citrus War. That year thousands of orange pickers went on strike, only to be brutally suppressed by police, the district attorney and the county's business leaders. It's been long erased from the history books, so the unveiling of such a statue speaks volumes about OC labor's new-found strength. How did such a bold history see the light of day in the fairgrounds?

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Gustavo Arellano

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