What happened in Cesar Chavez life?

Asked by Aubree Camacho

In 1988, at the age of 61, he underwent his third hunger strike, which lasted for 36 days. Chavez died in his sleep on April 23, 1993, at the age of 66. The following year, President Bill Clinton awarded him a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award.

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