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Ford workers meet with United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain at the Ford Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Mich., on July 12, 2023. The UAW is fighting hard to regain the things they gave up before and during the 2008 Global Financial Crisis. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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Why this fight is so personal for the UAW workers on strike

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President Trump skipped the first Republican debate on Aug. 23 in Milwaukee, Wis. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump bets big on Michigan with rally on GOP debate night as UAW strike continues

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The never-ending strike

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