On a hot afternoon in a field west of Stockton, a farm worker takes a drink from a water jog after loading watermelons into the truck in a field west of Stockton.  (Bryan Patrick / bpatrick@sacbee.com)
On a hot afternoon in a field west of Stockton, a farm worker takes a drink from a water jog after loading watermelons into the truck in a field west of Stockton. (Bryan Patrick / bpatrick@sacbee.com)
On a hot afternoon in a field west of Stockton, a farm worker takes a drink from a water jog after loading watermelons into the truck in a field west of Stockton. (Bryan Patrick / bpatrick@sacbee.com)

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