Reflections on a Rich Career

I am entering one of my stories about "working" in the Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition for 2014.

About a month ago I had submitted the story, A Rich Career, to the Working Now Project.

2014 marks the fortieth anniversary of the nonfiction book "Working" by oral historian and radio broadcaster Studs Terkel. In it, Terkel asks a number of men and women to describe their working lives. Their dreams, hopes, fears and stark emotions are revealed.

To mark the anniversary I talked with writer Susan Mitchell who works for the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Central Florida near Orlando. Mitchell's been in the workplace for many years and has held many jobs. Here she reflects on a long and rich working life...

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