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Guy Who Worked 21-Hour Days To Dig Out The 'Ever Given' Hasn't Been Paid His Overtime Yet And That Is Ridiculous

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You all probably recognize the above image as an early contended for ‘Meme of the Year,' a tiny excavator doing its best to free the colossal Ever Given from its spot stuck in the Suez Canal. Who hasn't struggled against seemingly insurmountable odds?
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The guy driving the Suez Canal excavator said he got by on 3 hours of sleep a night and hasn't been paid his overtime yet

The guy driving the Suez Canal excavator said he got by on 3 hours of sleep a night and hasn't been paid his overtime yet

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Abdullah Abdel-Gawad standing at his excavator, March 29.
Abdullah Abdel-Gawad/Facebook
Abdullah Abdel-Gawad told Insider about helping to free the Ever Given container ship from the Suez Canal.
The work was exhausting, and he and his colleagues barely slept, he said.
He is proud of the "once-in-a-lifetime" achievement, but feels he got little official recognition.
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When excavator operator Abdullah Abdul-Gawad learned that there was an emergency at the Suez Canal, he thought it meant he would have no work that day. Instead the hours ahead - and...
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