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Mike Rowe Defends Stereotyped Dirty Jobs as Important & Valuable

 - Jan 24, 2012
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In this speech, host and co-creator of the Discovery Channel's hit show 'Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe provides an insightful and endearing speech about the nature and value of skilled labor. Mike Rowe has dedicated hours of his life working jobs that the media, the government and many members of American society have degraded and stereotyped as dirty or mindless.

Throughout this speech, Mike Rowe shares personal anecdotes and experiences from having worked a variety of labor-intensive jobs and reminds the audience of the benefits of these occupations for both personal development and society. From these stories, he offers the audience a new perspective of this type of career and demonstrates the valuable skills and lessons this type of work yields. He reminds the audience how hard these individuals work and how today's economy depends on them.