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VIDEO//PHOTO Raise the Wage to Raise My Son -- Making the Case for Measure D
Photographer Jean Melesaine follows 21 year old Alex "Merc" Matua, a young father who tells De-Bug why that extra two dollars proposed to voters in this years ballot(Measure D) would change his life for him and his family.
A video chronicling the life of a young father who is trying to raise his son on minimum wage in San Jose -- which currently stands at $8.00 an hour. Voters will have an opportunity to raise the wage to $10.00 an hour on this year's ballot.