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.

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Credits: Supervising Editor: Maria Godoy | Photo Editor: Coburn Dukehart | Designers: Nelson Hsu and Alyson Hurt/NPR