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Unemployed Mother Continues Desperate Job Search

NPR's Alix Spiegel had another installment on All Things Considered in her riveting series of reports that follow Sylvia Martinez, a laid-off office worker and single mother of three who has been both struggling to find work and to not disappear into despair since November.

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It's hard listening because the job search has still not paid off for Martinez and her unemployment is running out.

But it's hard not to listen as Martinez bares her heart and fears to Spiegel as she tries to keep moving forward towards that next job, whatever it is and wherever it is. It can't come soon enough.