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Cesar Chavez’s Widow Helen Chavez Dies in California at 88

Cesar Chavez, co-founder of United Farm Workers (UFW) and his wife Helen, in California, ca 1970s. Cathy Murphy/Getty Images BAKERSFIELD, CA (AP) – Helen Chavez, widow of civil rights and farm labor leader Cesar Chavez, died Monday at age 88. Chavez died at a hospital in Bakersfield, California, surrounded by many of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, according to…