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Child labor laws in this country stopped depression-era minors from working factory lines.  It has been over 70 years since FDR signed into law restrictions preventing many forms of child labor. Yet today, kids as young as 12 years old, still legally work long days on cash crops.  Tonight on 60 minutes, Byron Pitts spends time with a family of Mexican-Americans whose children have tilled American fields for four generations.

It’s gardening season again but for urbanites that doesn’t have to mean just growing a pot of basil on the porch. “Garden Girl” Patti Moreno tells Living on Earth’s Bobby Bascomb why she digs city gardening.

Check out Patti Moreno’s Website: Garden Girl TV for dozens of how-to videos .


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