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March 25, 2017 02:37 PM

UPDATED March 27, 2017 10:00 AM

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About David 'Mas' Masumoto

David 'Mas' Masumoto

Award-winning author and organic farmer David Mas Masumoto of Del Rey writes about the San Joaquin Valley and its people. Email: masmasumoto@gmail.com.