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Lodi’s Thom Sanchez goes from picking crops to the Mexican-American Hall of Fame

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Thom Sanchez, with toy Waste Management vehicles in the background on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, was one of the honorees to earn a Mexcian-American of the Year award for San Joaquin County. Sanchez lives in Acampo.

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Thom Sanchez grew up picking grapes, walnuts and all sorts of other crops, but he didn’t make it a career.

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Ross Farrow/News-Sentinel

Thom Sanchez, with toy Waste Management vehicles in the background on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, was one of the honorees to earn a Mexcian-American of the Year award for San Joaquin County. Sanchez lives in Acampo.