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Photographs depict one of many fasts that Cesar Chavez underwent. Fasts where a symbol of penitence and hope for a better life for all workers. Fasting is an integral practice of nonviolence resistance it is to demonstrate an individual's commitment and dedication to the movement. During his fast many union members and supports went to pray and support Cesar Chavez.
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El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay
"The Fast: La Ayuná" (1968). Activists. 18.