Double life of the American worker

As the recovery sputters, many people are working two jobs to make ends meet. Here are seven people who have found creative second careers.

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Clint Borgen
Clint Borgen
First job: Founder, Borgen Project

Second job: Room service attendant

Why I do it: I run an advocacy organization that addresses aspects of global poverty. That's the day job. The night job is working at a hotel delivering room service. I do that about four nights a week, typically from 3 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. I live in a small studio apartment and it covers basic living costs. I'm treading water until I get another job.


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Last updated November 15 2010: 9:20 AM ET
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