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Essential California: With only one left, iconic 'running immigrants' road sign borders on extinct

Essential California: With only one left, iconic 'running immigrants' road sign borders on extinct

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A sign of the times

Once, so many immigrants crossing illegally into the United States through the California border were killed by cars and trucks along Interstate 5 that John Hood was handed a mission. And so in the early 1990s, the Caltrans worker created a road sign to deal with the growing deaths. Now only one...

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