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A life of grime in New York

Unsung job is more dangerous than police work and firefighting. Welcome to the rubbish collectors' life

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They are the unsung heroes of the United States  - the men and women who pick up the rubbish. Their job is more dangerous than that of police or firefighters – and just as essential to the running of a city. Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey takes a ride with a New York crew.

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