So God Made a Farmer

I’m not a big sports fan so typically if I watch the Super Bowl it is just for the commercials (because I’m weird like that and I DO like commercials). To me the winner of best Super Bowl commercial was clear as soon as it began — stunning images of American farmers flashed across the screen overlaid by a simple and moving narration by Paul Harvey. It’s an ad for Dodge Ram trucks, and it really is worth watching. I actually think Moms and Dads are a lot like farmers.

Bettijo Bridges

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Bettijo is the founder and designer of Paging Supermom where she shares creative ideas for family fun. Known for practical and kid-friendly activities, free printables and holiday entertainment. Bettijo was a guest on the Martha Stewart Show and has frequently appeared on local TV. Her work has also been featured in national magazines including Real Simple, O, Redbook, Parents, Family Circle, and Health. She enjoys art, retro-modern design, photography and making new things. Mom of 4 kids.

6 thoughts on “So God Made a Farmer”

  1. I 100% agree. I watched this commercial and was just breathless by the end of it. I grew up with men like this – men who looked like that and worked like that. I grew up with the women who helped them and supported them and loved them. I grew up with the other children who saw these legacies in their parents. This ad hit so many places – I thought it was really powerful.

  2. Could not agree more!! Not even watching… Just heard Paul Harvey (grew up in rural south where we heard him twice a day) and had to look up. Commercial completely captured my attention and caused me to wonder, “What is this?” until the moment I saw the truck! That is what marketing should be!

  3. This ad made me cry. I grew up in a small farming community; even though my father wasn’t a farmer, we were surrounded by them. They are salt of the earth, filled with common sense and steadfast – as a group of people, I’d trust them with my life.

  4. it was hands down, my favorite commercial of this years super bowl and one of my all time favorites EVER! I really identify with it for so many reasons. Paul Harvey’s voice was like a time warp for me. I got chills by the end of the first sentence. Amazing!


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