Jacqueline Castillo, 19, started picking tobacco in Wayne County at 7. She recently graduated high school and says she doesn’t want to spend her life working in the fields.
Jacqueline Castillo, 19, started picking tobacco in Wayne County at 7. She recently graduated high school and says she doesn’t want to spend her life working in the fields. Courtesy of Jacqueline Castillo
Jacqueline Castillo, 19, started picking tobacco in Wayne County at 7. She recently graduated high school and says she doesn’t want to spend her life working in the fields. Courtesy of Jacqueline Castillo

Could a 7-year-old have picked the food you’re eating? The law says no. Workers say yes.

July 08, 2017 1:53 PM