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WORK ETHIC

Unemployment Hurts Because I Love to Work

As far back as I can remember, I loved to work. I was anything but lazy. I particularly loved manual labor. It gave me a sense of purpose. The accomplishment I felt after putting in a hard day of work electrified me. I think my work ethic was handed down to me from my grandfather Arthur. My father and I are both chips off the old block. My grandfather was one of the hardest-working men I knew, and I respected him for that, among many other qualities. A blue-collar man through and through, as many were from his generation, he was born on a farm in Illinois in 1910 where hard work was a way of life. He decided to leave the farm for a better life in California, but the Great Depression derailed ...

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