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Boston fast food workers strike for higher wages

Seila Cardoso swapped her red uniform for a red and white protest sign and joined the picket line outside her employer, the KFC outlet in Dorchester, risking her job to be part of a nationwide movement to raise the pay of fast food workers.

A high school senior who immigrated from Cape Verde, Cardoso was comforted by the scores of sympathizers who joined the picket line in front of the KFC on Columbia Road.

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