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I Have Been Working Since I Was 16

Share Your Story: Share Your Unemployment Story

By randy beach

The job I lost

Me and my wife both lost our jobs due to our plant closing, our unemployment is running out in 3 weeks. I am going to school to learn a new career, but my wife is not working, we will lose everything we have if we don't get the extension, I will be graduating from school in November so if it lasts I can get a job before it runs out.

What it's like being unemployed

I don't like it, never been on unemployment before, I have been working since I was 16. I am now 46, been there for a lot of years and now nothing, so we really need another extension to get me through school


  • I could see if people are not trying. but I am going to school to try and better myself.

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