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August 20, 2017

Archives for January 17, 2017

Living Wage

In the summer of 1960 I began my first employment for wages.  I had previously worked at various jobs including mowing lawns, delivering newspapers as a relief newsboy, shoveling snow, and other odd tasks.  I was hired by the Holyoke Public Library for the astronomical sum of $.85 per hour.  I was a very good