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Jobless Manager Turns To Sandwich Board

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Jobless Manager Turns To Sandwich Board

Jobless Manager Turns To Sandwich Board

Jobless Manager Turns To Sandwich Board

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It may be a tough economy, but one man in New York only looks like he's begging. Paul Nawrocki lost his job as a manager at a toy company and has spent most of the year without a job.

Now the 59-year-old businessman puts on a suit and tie — and a sandwich board that reads, "Almost Homeless." Instead of begging for change, he hands out his resume to passersby. He's heard no offers, but he did get an interview with a recruiter.