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Chloe Grimm, 94
Chloe Grimm, 94
Chloe Grimm re-entered the work force after 17 years of retirement.
Office worker
Anaconda, Montana

Florence "Chloe" Grimm, former owner of a real estate agency, re-entered the work force six years ago after 17 years of retirement. "I didn't want that rocking chair to get me," she says. Experience Works placed her in a part-time office job at the Montana Department of Health and Human Services, partly to supplement her social security checks.

Grimm admits that it's not always easy to get up for work, though it pays off. "There are days when that alarm goes off I could throw it out the window," she says. "But when I get up and dressed and ready to go, I feel pretty good. Maybe I'm crazy or something, but I do like coming to work. I'll probably continue working until my health fails, until I have to quit."

She spends most of her free time playing golf or performing with a lip sync group called the Strikettes.

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Last updated April 12 2010: 12:48 PM ET
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