Photography ExhibitsPhoto from "Rebellion on the Border," photographs by David Bacon
Exhibit at U.C. Berkeley Institute of Industrial Relations 9/1/2002-1/15/2003, photo 11 of 16
Mari sits on a chair by the window in her family's new one-room house, with walls of mud and timber and
a concrete floor. Her sister Cecilia and her mother sit on the bed. Mari's parents don't have enough money
to send them to school. They live in the heart of the green onion district of the Mexicali Valley, where $50 million
of green onions are grown and exported to the U.S. every year.