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Alene Winifred Brown Hall

Hall—Alene Winifred Brown Hall, 91, on January 11, 2017, in Tucson, Ariz. Wini was born on August 10, 1925, in Redlands, Calif., to Birdie Kilgore and George E. Brown Sr. She grew up in Holtville, Calif. (known as the carrot capital of the world), with two brothers and a sister, attending public schools. In her childhood and youth she witnessed Dust Bowl escapees settling into a Hooverville outside of Holtville, mistreatment of Mexican migrant workers in the carrot fields, and friends of Japanese ancestry being put into internment camps. She moved to Los Angeles when she was 18, graduating from🔒

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