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LINQ: Need to query on the fields, not the ID's

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_myList.OrderBy(s => s .MyId).ThenBy(s => s.ValueType).ThenBy(s => s.qId)

_myList is a generic list which contains foreign keys, but I'd like to alphabetize the list by the values of the strings pointed to, not the ID's.

MyId and qId are forieng keys.  What's the linq method to include this relationship and be sorting by the actual string's value?

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