When Chris Giacomini thinks back to his earliest memories of Oscar Gamez, whom he hired 30 years ago to work at Toby’s Feed Barn, he still remembers the dictionary that Mr. Gamez carried. 

Born and raised in Sinaloa, Mexico, Mr. Gamez spoke little English when he came to West Marin. He worked hard to break . . .

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