Micaela Madden, left, Jena, center and Chris Jeffries, front, hung out together Monday in Red River Campground in East Grand Forks, waiting for the weather to allow the sugar beet harvest to resume so they could work. They say they are hoboes, or “travelers,” hitchhiking and riding freight trains around America to work harvests and play music. They are working for Express Employment to man beet piler stations in the Valley. Herald photo by Eric Hylden.
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