Tree Frog Forestry News

“This is for all the mill workers, loggers, logging truck drivers, and everyone in the forestry industry,” said Garcia

By Dara Hill
The Merritt Herald
October 1, 2019
Category: Froggy Foibles
Region: Canada, Canada West

When Bobby Garcia heard the story of longtime Merritt mill worker Pat Cullen, he knew there was a song waiting to be sung. Cullen dedicated over four decades to pulling, sorting, cutting and counting lumber at the Tolko mill in Merritt — never once taking a sick day. …“I read that article and it inspired me to write a song. So I went and recorded it in Kelowna and then it got sent to and cut in Nashville,” said Garcia. …But when Garcia found out that a group of over 200 logging professionals were driving to Vancouver as part of a protest convoy in September, he decided to share Born to Work with the wider community. …“This is for all the mill workers, loggers, logging truck drivers, and everyone in the forestry industry,” said Garcia

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