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East of Salinas

Season 17 Episode 4 | 55m 31s

Born in Mexico but living in Salinas, California, 3rd-grader Jose loves school. With little support at home, he turns to his teacher, Oscar Ramos, who like Jose was born the son of migrant farm workers, and who inspires him to imagine a life beyond the fields.

Aired: 12/29/15

Expired: 09/24/18

Rating: TV-PG

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