Una Vida Mejor: A better Life

They are human capital, ordered like product and shipped in for a season. A handful of women from a windblown village in Mexico set out for a better life - una vida mejor -on the back roads of the new world economy.

Story by ANNE HULL • Photographs by JOSHUA DAUTOFF
and PAM ROYAL
of the Times Staff

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[Times photo: Joshua Dautoff]
Part one:
Leaving Palomas

Part two:
The Smell of Money

Part three:
Freedom Found

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