FRESNO, Calif. — Drought and economic desperation are driving farmworkers in small towns across California's Central Valley to pull up decades-old roots and look for work elsewhere.
Some are trying to commute more than two hours to the Salinas Valley. But others are going all the way to Alaska, Washington and North Carolina.
While traveling from one job to another is a fact of life for migrant farmworkers, those in the Valley typically have been able to find enough work nearby to establish permanent homes.
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