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Aaron Wilson – from Work Ethic Scholarship Recipient to Automotive Technician

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Aaron Wilson received a Work Ethic Scholarship from the mikeroweWORKS Foundation, and this is his story. Like most kids in New Freedom, Pennsylvania, Aaron liked Legos, but not the simple colored bricks. No, he was drawn to the gears, axle-pins, and ball-joints of the technic sets. He loved anything mechanical. Mostly because he wanted to…


There’s No Such Thing as Free Press

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I’m back. Three days of press, five hours of sleep, four bottles of wine, a speech, a job offer, 5,000 form letters, and a couple of good-natured death threats. All because of a commercial that I narrated about American manufacturing paid for by Walmart. Press tours are fun! Oscar Wilde said, “the only thing worse…


25 Ways to Jump Start the Auto Industry – Mike’s Alt Version

Mike often writes articles for magazines but because of issues like space constraints, his work is often edited down. We thought it might be interesting to post what Mike actually wrote for this one in particular a few years’ back for Fast Company. 25 Ways to Jump Start the Auto Industry (unabridged) Mike Rowe is the Executive Producer of…