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Detailed are the events that followed the Blythe Massacre that killed 19 farm workers. The survivors were faced with post-traumatic stress and the loved ones of those who died were further victimized by the legal system, funeral homes and those that wanted to further exploit their vulnerable state. The article highlights the tragedies that they faced and the efforts of members of the United Farm workers union and supporters to help the betterment of their conditions. One example is the effort that it took to implement Robert Kennedy's medical plan and open a clinic focused on supporting farm workers in Calexico, California.
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"The Union was There & Calexico Clinic Opens its Doors: La Unión estuvo Allí y Clínica Calexico Abre sus Puertas" (1974). Politicians. 36.