Farmworkers share stories from the frontlines, in this third installment of a weekly series:
Part 3: Living near toxic fields
"As a child, my family worked in the fields bordering the Denver area. Spraying with pesticides was done while we were working or the evening prior. On weekends, our father joined us and the earnings were used to stock up for the winter. Many of our neighbors, relatives and friends also worked in the fields until school started in the fall.