Contributor biographical information for Blue collar and proud of it : the all-in-one resource for finding freedom, financial success, and security outside the cubicle / Joe Lamacchia and Bridget Samburg.

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Joe Lamacchia is a forty-three-year-old father of five and owner of a $2 million-landscaping company in Newton, Massachusetts. Having never gone to college himself, he is hoping to change the prevailing mind-set that to be successful you need a college education. He has been interviewed on NPR and has been quoted in The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, and The San Francisco Chronicle. He speaks at high school assemblies and veteran's groups. He began his website,, to provide resources and support for anyone looking into a blue collar job.

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Blue collar workers -- United States.
Working class -- United States.