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Hidden Washington: Inside a Sewer Tunnel

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The SAM 101 team (Sewer and Maintenance) is a tight knit crew.  Left to right: Tyrone Johnson (Too Fly Ty), David Young (Big Soup), Kevin Tucker (KT), Mark Cargill (MC), Daryl Payne (Uncle D).
Sabri Ben-Achour
The SAM 101 team (Sewer and Maintenance) is a tight knit crew. Left to right: Tyrone Johnson (Too Fly Ty), David Young (Big Soup), Kevin Tucker (KT), Mark Cargill (MC), Daryl Payne (Uncle D).

They work in a place that's dark, dank, and occasionally dangerous. So how do the people who spend their 9 to 5 in the city's sewers feel about their jobs? Sabri Ben-Achour goes inside a city sewer tunnel to explore the rarely-seen infrastructure underpinning our daily lives.

[Music: "Sewer" by Keizo Nakamura from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]

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