Portraits Of The Unemployed As the U.S. struggles with a deepening recession on track to become the worst in more than two generations, the impact is being felt across all states, industries and income levels. Meet some of the faces behind America's unemployment numbers. NPR will be checking back with them periodically as they hunt for that increasingly hard-to-find commodity: a job.

Jobless In Washington: Dad, Daughter Wait, Fret

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Laid-Off Bank Exec Relentless In Her Job Search

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Housing Crash Delays Couple's Retirement Dreams

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Fresh Out Of College, But Can't Land Work

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Father, Daughter Face Life After Layoffs

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