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The theme around here this week has been first jobs. That awesome new feeling of getting paid for your time.
Today’s first job…didn’t last all that long. Today, Debra Morse is a closet designer and organizer. Her first paid job, though, was in a mall in Michigan, at a tiny trinket shop. Her hourly wage was $1.65.
“I was supposed to have the job working six hours a day, five days a week, for a period of three months,” she said. “But instead I only worked for four hours.”
Listen for the full tale in the audio above.
Correction: The original article misspelled the first name of Debra Morse. The text has been corrected.
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