THE NEW JOBLESS

Faces of the recession
The laid-off workers in these portraits are old and young, rich and poor, people from rural Maine and urban California. They are your neighbor or your nephew. Or they are you.
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Diana Mackey, 62
"It's hard to believe that no one wants you now."
Anthony Singh, 51
"One of the things I've discovered is that having Lehman on your resume is not a good thing."
Barbara Philpot, 50
"I wish every day I wake up that I could punch my clock and do my eight hours."
Norlin Gutz, 56
"Once you've had your heart tore out, it's hard to get enthused and go back into it."

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