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Out of Work - Part One

One story among many

Unemployment is rising and millions of Americans find themselves newly without work.  From offices to factories to fields, older workers are feeling the heat disproportionately.

Mill worker Jim McClain lost his job when the plant he had worked at for decades closed down. His story is one of the many you can read about in AARP The Magazine.  In this report, he tells us what he used to do.

Hear part two of the story here.

Listen also to a related radio program, as Mike Cuthbert interviews experts about job losses and the current downturn on Prime Time Radio.

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