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July 11th, 2013
08:44 PM ET

Morgan Spurlock as migrant farm worker

Morgan Spurlock took 15 minutes to fill a tub of oranges when he should've taken 4. He also learned the hard way that orange trees have thorns.

See CNN's Morgan Spurlock try his hand at a job as a migrant farm worker in Polk County, Florida - a role rarely filled by U.S. citizens - on this week's "Inside Man" Sunday at 10 p.m.

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  1. Ashley

    I really appreciated you not only showing us the side of what really happens, but actually stepping into their shoes and seeing how difficult it is. Many people just do not realize how hard it is to actually be out there working all day and you did it yourself to prove it. I applaud you for showing everyone the real side of the migrant workers. You also showed us that there are obstacles that can come along with this. Who knew orange trees had thorns? Thank you for this insight!

    December 6, 2013 at 12:47 pm | Reply
  2. joaquin zavala

    Mr morgan my hat goes off to you even though I don t work on the fields I know how hard it is and you stayed the whole day with them now you and many more have and idea of how hard is to be a hard working mexican.thank you for this show.

    July 27, 2013 at 10:44 pm | Reply
  3. Paully

    Thank you Mr. Spurlock for not just sharing the story but for "getting into the shoes" of the immigrants. I am sure your experience was life changing and I also believe there are like myself, viewers who largely benefitted from this info. There is also another group of immigrants, who are rarely focused on and their flight unknown...the skilled immigrants. I would love to share bits and pieces of their stories with you about their world but I do not know how. Inside Man is really insightful, thanks for sharing the stories and touching lives

    July 22, 2013 at 9:47 pm | Reply
  4. Roberto chegue

    After been in this country for more than 20 years, I usully whach tv in spanish like most of the latinos. But latly I been waching the news CNN is the one channel that I wach the most! I like how wolf, andersoon, and erin give the news but what morgan spurlock did this week? Really touch me that I cried becouse whatever these people are going true is our reallity. Hopely this kind of shows appens here more often personally I love it. Thanks for all the good things that CNN does, thanks againg.

    July 15, 2013 at 2:17 am | Reply
  5. Monica Limon

    Thank you for you story on the immigrant workers. Hopefully more people will understand that we are not 'ilegals' who are taking advantage of the system, but people with families, dreams, and hopes. We want to make a better life for ourselves and our sons and daughters. We pay taxes, we contribute, and all we want is the opportunity to live, work and be part of this country.

    July 15, 2013 at 2:06 am | Reply
  6. et

    Thank you for this insight. It brings to life, at least for those that watched the show, the hardship of "the modern slave". I'm glad you didn't get sprayed with pesticides while picking oranges. I thank you!

    July 14, 2013 at 10:31 pm | Reply

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