SEGMENT: FARM WORK & FAMILY BACKGROUND

Martin Mauricio>LPL Interviews A-M>LPL Interviews A-J, Segment 15

SEGMENT: FARM WORK & FAMILY BACKGROUND,

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FARM WORK
Picks peaches and helps run the crew with Chris Eckert. Helped his father farm corn back in Mexico. Has a family of seven. Moved from Mexico when he was about eighteen because of its economy. First place he found work was with his uncle in Center, TX, working with Christmas trees. While in Illinois, began pruning apple trees.
FAMILY BACKGROUND
Born December 18, 1971 in Paracho, Michoacán, Mexico. His father farmed corn. Lived in TX for 3 years; moved to Illinois in 2000, married in 1999. Had some schooling in Mexico.