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I Work | PBS American Portrait Series

Laura and Terry inside semi-truck with Laura at wheel
Courtesy of PBS/Radical Media
Truckers Laura and Terry prepare for their next long-haul.

Tue. Jan. 12 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Everyday people share self-shot stories about their jobs and what it means to work in America today.People from teachers to truck drivers navigate the changes they’re experiencing and the goals they’re working toward.

I Work is part of a PBS American Portrait unique crowdsourced series that blends stories filmed by everyday people into documentaries revealing what it really means to be American today. It’s the story of what brings us together and what keeps us apart as we strive to understand each other.

Watch each episode at video.wkar.org during or after the premiere date.

PBS American Portrait, a national storytelling project aligned with PBS' 50th anniversary celebration, invites America to participate in a national conversation about what it really means to be an American today. A digital first initiative produced by RadicalMedia, American Portrait begins as a platform for people to share photos, videos and text submissions and capture the state and spirit of our nation.

Share your Michigan story at tv.wkar.org/americanportrait.

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