Four Stories of Unemployment and Survival In a dispiriting economic year, many Americans are struggling to recover from the loss of a job. Four individual stories offer a glimpse of the big picture. Hear reports from NPR's Wade Goodwyn, NPR's Kathy Schalch, NPR's Jim Zarroli and Kerry Seed.
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Four Stories of Unemployment and Survival

Four Stories of Unemployment and Survival

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In a dispiriting economic year, many Americans are struggling to recover from the loss of a job. Four individual stories offer a glimpse of the big picture. Hear reports from NPR's Wade Goodwyn, NPR's Kathy Schalch, NPR's Jim Zarroli and Kerry Seed.